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The number of cases of the protozoan parasite, cryptosporidium, has increased more than 10-fold this summer in the Tampa Bay area compared to the same period last year, Hillsborough County health officials...

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Scientists used advanced genomic sequencing technology to identify a single point of infection from an animal reservoir to a human in the current Ebola outbreak in West Africa. This research has also revealed...

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The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health has confirmed the first human death of West Nile virus (WNV) infection in Los Angeles County for the 2014 season. The fatality occurred in a male in his...

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This week, the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals (DHH) confirmed nine new cases of West Nile virus, of which five were neuroinvasive disease cases, bringing this year’s total to 61 reported...

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The Florida Department of Health in Miami-Dade County is urging residents to take precautions against mosquito-borne illness following the investigation of three additional locally-acquired cases of dengue...

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It was revealed on Thursday that a laptop was found in an Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS) hideout, which contained a number of issues that got the attention of National Security people in the...

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The number of chikungunya cases reported in the Western hemisphere increased by some 70,000 cases from last week, according to data released  by the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) today. The...

Manitoba Health, Healthy Living and Seniors has identified the first human case of West Nile virus (WNV) this year.  The individual is a male in his 30s from the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority, who...

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The Florida Department of Health in St. Lucie County confirmed a second case of locally-acquired chikungunya fever in the area Friday. The first indigenous chikungunya case in the county was reported in...

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Kraft Foods Group is voluntarily recalling 7,691 cases of select varieties of regular Kraft American Singles Pasteurized Prepared Cheese Product. A supplier did not store an ingredient used in this product...