With the addition of 777 pertussis cases since July 8, the whooping cough epidemic in California has reached 6,170, according to the latest data from the California Department of Public Health (CDPH). The ...

An Ebola outbreak was confirmed in Guinea in March 2014 and quickly spread to Liberia and Sierra Leone. Ebola haemorrhagic fever is a rare but severe disease caused by the Ebola virus. Like HIV, Ebola...

A newly discovered bacteriophage found in fecal samples of Americans, Asians, and Europeans may have profound effects on the population of Bacteroides species in the human gut.  Bacteroides are...

The Venezuela Ministry of Health is reporting an increase in the number of dengue fever cases during the past epidemiological week, according to an El Universal report Tuesday. The new data, published...

As of July 28nd, a total of 25 state residents, after traveling to the Caribbean, have tested positive for another mosquito-borne virus chikungunya, according to the New Jersey Department of Health. The...

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The Saint Louis County Department of Health is reporting its first case of Chikungunya – a virus spread by mosquitoes. The patient did not contract the disease locally, but while travelling in the Caribbean. Although...

Recent locally acquired chikungunya cases reported in Venezuela and Costa Rica has prompted the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to issue notices for travelers going to these countries. As...

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued updated travel notices for the three West African countries currently experiencing the ever growing Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreak that has...

Saskatoon Health Region reveal HIV and hepatitis C rates continue to steadily decline, while sexually transmitted infection (STIs) rates are less encouraging, according to a Better Health for All online...

In some sad news today, Sierra Leone’s “Ebola Doctor”, Shek Umar Khan has died from Ebola Virus Disease, according to a tweet by Reuters journalist, Umaru Fofana. #SierraLeone ‘s...