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The Hong Kong Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of Health (DH) is today (January 29) closely monitoring three additional human cases of avian influenza A(H7N9) notified by the Health...

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A bacterial infection with the potential of high case-fatality rates, Vibrio vulnificus, has resulted in the deaths of 2 people in 2 months in Punta del Este, according to a El Pais report (computer translated)....

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The total measles cases in California are now up to 79 cases, Orange County accounts for 31 percent of the state total (25), according to new data released Wednesday by the  California Department of Public...

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In a follow-up to the Rylee Sears meningococcal meningitis case, Capital Health reports they will be vaccinating more than 45 people who were in close contact with the 10th grader. Health officials report...

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While the seasonal influenza strain, H3N2,  is hitting the United States hard this season, across the globe, India is battling the H1N1 strain, or the “swine flu”. According to a BBC report...

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Approximately two dozen people in a single Beijing office building have contracted the measles, prompting health officials to order quarantines and emergency vaccinations, according to a South China Morning...

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Cambridge Memorial Hospital, in consultation with the Region of Waterloo Public Health, has declared an enteric outbreak in its Wing B, Level 5, inpatient Mental Health Unit. Enteric outbreaks are declared...

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Arizona Department of Health director, Will Humble wrote on his blog today that the total measles case count in the state has risen to seven. Humble writes: This week over 1000 contacts were identified...

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An unvaccinated Sioux Falls child under the age of 10 has been reported with measles, the Department of Health said today. The investigation is still underway but the case has no travel history and is...

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Illinois health officials are reporting a case of measles in suburban Cook County. At this time, officials do not believe the case is linked to the multistate Disneyland outbreak. “This case in Illinois...