Although the number of wild poliovirus 1 (WPV-1) cases in Nigeria has dropped significantly in 2014 with only 6 confirmed cases (compared to 53 recorded  last year), the west African country has seen...

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Senate President Franklin M. Drilon on Thursday underscored the urgent need to address the growing misinformation and misunderstanding about Ebola. Drilon said the flak received by acting Health Secretary...

An Adams County, Colorado man died from hantavirus, according to officials from the Tri-County Health Department. The man died on Nov. 15 from the potentially lethal virus and it is believed he contracted...

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued an update to the national investigation of acute neurologic illness with focal limb weakness of unknown etiology in children and reported an...

In a follow-up to a report earlier this month, the Belize Ministry of Health has confirmed the first case(s) of local transmission of chikungunya. The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) reported on...

Idaho health officials are reporting an outbreak of the contagious viral disease, mumps, involving University of Idaho, Moscow students. As of Wednesday, November 19, 10 laboratory-confirmed cases of...

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), along with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and health departments of several states are investigating a multistate Salmonella Enteritidis outbreak...

The Taiwan Centers for Disease Control (Taiwan CDC) has reported this year’s sixth rubella (German measles) case in a 31-year-old male who resides in northern Taiwan. However, unlike the other five...

The number of dengue fever cases in Taiwan increased by another 1,353 indigenous and imported cases, bring the country total to a cumulative total of 11,953 (213 being imported). As has been the situation...

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The Hong Kong Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of Health is today (November 20) investigating a cluster of three cases of spotted fever affecting three men who hiked in Tai Lam Country...