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UNICEF Malawi is on high alert following a cholera outbreak in the southern border areas, where highly-populated camps for people displaced by the floods are located. In January, 15 districts across Malawi...

The rate of primary and secondary (P&S) syphilis reported in the United States decreased during the 1990s; in 2000, the rate was the lowest since reporting began in 1941, according to the Centers for...

A patron of the Berkeley restaurant, La Mediterranee, who was measles positive may have exposed hundreds last week, according a CBS San Francisco report. The adult, a San Mateo resident, visited the...

In a follow-up to a report two weeks ago of a measles case in an employee of Emeril’s New Orleans Fish House at the MGM Grand Hotel & Casino, health officials have identified three additional...

New South Wales Health has reported four cases of scombroid food poisoning linked to imported canned tuna served at Sydney Cafe prompting an investigation. The product in question, John Bull Tuna Chunky...

Health officials with the West Sumatra Health Agency have reported a surge of the very serious vaccine-preventable disease, diphtheria, in the city of Padang over the past month prompting a mass vaccination...

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The World Health Organization (WHO) released the following statement yesterday concerning the global influenza situation and the serious public health implications involved: The current global influenza...

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Gov. Bobby Jindal and officials with the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals (DHH), and Louisiana State Police (LSP) announced the ban of a new synthetic marijuana compound called “5f-ADB”...

In what is the worst H1N1 influenza outbreak in India since the 2009-2010 pandemic, Indian health officials now the death toll at 926 nationwide during the past 11 weeks. Shri Jagat Prakash Nadda, Union...

The National Epidemiology of Cuba is warning the public of the potential of a high incidence of Leptospirosis in some provinces during the month of March. In addition they warned that in all regions the...