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The number of cases and deaths reported from the three West African countries of Sierra Leone, Liberia and Guinea has topped 16,000 and nears 7,000, respectively, according to the latest data from the...

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The Hong Kong Centre for Health Protection (CHP) recorded a local case of human myiasis on November 5, 2014 affecting a 64-year-old woman with history of insulin dependent diabetes mellitus. She sustained...

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Vancouver Coastal Health is warning customers of Finest at Sea Ocean Products not to consume certain ready to eat seafood products. Four different varieties of fish products sold under the brand name...

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Anthrax has affected a herd of cattle on a farm in Garešnica, Croatia, which has killed at least two cows and left dozens susceptible to the bacterial disease, according to recent OIE report. The notification...

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A rapid, point-of-care diagnostic test for the Ebola virus will be trialed in the coming weeks at the Ebola treatment center in Conakry, Guinea, according to a Wellcome Trust media release. The 15-minute...

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After reporting a total of 28 chikungunya cases in 2013, primarily due to travel to south-east Asia and South Asia travel, the Public Health England (PHE) reports there has been nearly 200 cases seen so...

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A Humboldt State University student who was diagnosed with bacterial meningitis on Tuesday is improving but remains in critical condition at a Redding hospital. Results of testing for the specific type...

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In the past couple days, two additional human cases of H7N9 avian influenza have been reported from two areas of China, according to different sources. The Hong Kong Centre for Health Protection (CHP)...

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NEWS RELEASE An experimental vaccine to prevent Ebola virus disease was well-tolerated and produced immune system responses in all 20 healthy adults who received it in a phase 1 clinical trial conducted...

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Approximately one week after reports from India arose concerning the quarantine of an Ebola survivor at the Delhi Airport due to the individual testing positive for the virus in his semen sample, the World...