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A 33-year-old Jakarta man is reported as the second human case and fatality from H5N1 avian influenza in Indonesia this year, according to a Jakarta Post report today. The virus was confirmed based...

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Guinea Between 14 and 16 June 2014, a total of 7 new cases and 5 new deaths were reported from Gueckedou (4 cases and 5 deaths) and Boffa (3 cases and 0 deaths). This brings the cumulative number of...

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PRESS RELEASE There were 446,253 sexually transmitted infections (STIs) diagnosed in England in 2013, according to new Public Health England (PHE) data out today: close to the number diagnosed in 2012...

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As summer arrives and the waters get warmer, The Florida Department of Health is urging Floridians with certain health conditions to avoid eating raw oysters and exposing open wounds to seawater and estuarine...

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A case of Legionnaires’ disease identified in a baby born in heated birthing pool has prompted English health officials to temporarily advise against the home use of birthing pools with built-in heaters...

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NEWS RELEASE The Government of Liberia, through the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare, reports a fresh outbreak of the deadly Ebola Virus Disease in Liberia. A 38-year old man from Wondu town, Lofa...

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As of June 13, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report 477 measles cases nationally from 20 states. Ohio is one of the 20 states reporting the viral disease where the Buckeye State...

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The Indiana State Department of Health says Marian and several surrounding counties are experiencing a shigella outbreak and they are advising the public who are sick to abstain from using public pools. “Every...

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NEWS RELEASE GALVESTON, Texas — For the first time, University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston researchers were able to predict further adaptations of the chikungunya virus that recently spread...

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Health officials in the US Virgin Islands have confirmed two new cases of chikungunya virus this week. The first case has been confirmed as locally acquired; the second case is an imported case with the...