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The Health and Family Planning Commission of Guangdong Province (GDHFPC) in southern China has reported two additional human cases of avian influenza A(H7N9) in Guangzhou and Zhongshan. According to...

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A case of meningococcal meningitis has been confirmed in a vaccinated Providence College student, the Rhode Island Department of Health reported Monday.  The unnamed student has been admitted to a Boston-area...

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Royal Caribbean Cruise Line’s Grandeur of the Seas returned to Baltimore Monday from it’s 10-day voyage after approximately 200 passengers and crew were sickened with the gastrointestinal...

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The politicians are coming out in force on the issue of vaccination in light of all the media attention the 2015 US measles outbreak is getting. President Obama and New Jersey Governor Chris Christie have...

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The number of fatalities related to the mosquito borne virus, chikungunya, has increased by three in Puerto Rico, according to a Departamento de Salud de Puerto Rico release (computer translated). This...

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Toronto Public Health (TPH) is investigating four lab-confirmed cases of measles, involving two children under 2 years of age and two adults from different families. At this point in the investigation,...

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A drug already approved for treating other diseases may be useful as a treatment for cerebral malaria, according to researchers at Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health. They discovered a novel link...

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With 33 confirmed dengue fever cases reported on the island this year to date, Tonga health officials declared an outbreak concerning the mosquito borne illness. A Matangi Tonga report states the Head...

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Ireland food safety authorities say that campylobacteriosis continues to be the most commonly reported foodborne illness in Ireland reporting over 300 more cases in 2014 than the year prior (2,600 vs 2,288...

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A new study suggests that confidence in government may play a key role in the public’s willingness to get at least some vaccines. The study re-analyzed national survey data from 2009 that examined Americans’...