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Four people from Koraput district, Odisha, India have been hospitalized and treated for anthrax infections after allegedly consuming a sick goat, according to a Times of India report. “Patients...

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Peru health officials yesterday reported two travel-associated chikungunya cases in individuals who recently traveled to the Caribbean, according to a Peru This Week report. Health authorities said today...

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New antimicrobials for the treatment of acute bacterial skin and skin structure infections (ABSSSI) caused by such microorganisms as Staphylococcus aureus, including methicillin-resistant strains (MRSA)...

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Two people died from a disease that has the same symptoms as  monkeypox; 12 cases recorded in two weeks, in the locality of Bangangala in territory Bomongo (Equatuer), Democratic Republic of the Congo(DRC), according...

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In a follow-up to the Thursday story of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) staffers potentially exposed to the dangerous bacterium, Bacillus anthracis, the federal health agency will cede...

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The Centers for Disease and Prevention (CDC) announced today that approximately 75 Atlanta-based staff are being monitored or provided antibiotics because they may have been unintentionally exposed to...

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The number of skin and soft tissue infections (SSTI) has skyrocketed due to the spread of methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA). But many SSTIs – even those caused by the superbug MRSA –...

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The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH), today, confirmed the state’s first human case of chikungunya this year. The patient was infected during a recent trip to a Caribbean nation. Chikungunya...

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18 June 2014, Erbil, Iraq – Joint efforts by WHO and UNICEF have resulted in the Kurdistan health authorities agreeing on urgent measures to prevent the spread of polio and other diseases among children...

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 An outbreak of dengue fever has been reported in Red Sea State, Sudan. As of 17 June 2014, a total of 738 cases with six deaths have been reported. On 16 and 17 June, 57 new suspected dengue fever cases...