Austria has reported it’s first case of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) in a female Saudi Arabia citizen, according to a Bundesministerium für Gesundheit report (computer translated). The...

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In a follow-up to a report 2 weeks ago concerning the tragic death of 15 Syrian children during a measles immunization campaign, the World Health Organization (WHO) released a statement on the interim...

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The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is warning the public not to consume and retailers, restaurants and institutions not to sell or use Peppo’s Food’s Hommous due to Listeria monocytogenes. This...

One person in the Okatie area of Beaufort County has been referred to a health care provider after being bitten by a coyote that tested positive for rabies, the Department of Health and Environmental...

State health officials announced Friday that there are now 19 cases of enterovirus D68 (EV-D68), a respiratory illness which can be serious in infants, children and individuals with underlying medical...

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The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of the National Institutes of Health, has awarded seven research contracts to discover and characterize new adjuvants, or substances...

Mike Coston is the Owner/Editor of Avian Flu Diary The outbreak of EV-D68 – an (up-till-now) rarely seen non-polio enterovirus infection – continues in North America with more than 40 states and several...

Today the Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) confirms three new human cases of West Nile virus (WNV), bringing the state total to 40 cases and five deaths so far in 2014. The new cases were...

Although more details of the medical breakthrough are to be announced Thursday in Bangkok, the National News Bureau of Thailand reports the development of the first Ebola vaccine by researchers at the...

The oldest victim to date from the “brain-eating amoeba”, Naegleria fowleri this year in Sindh province has become the eleventh fatality to the lethal parasitic disease, according to a Dawn.com...