The Victoria Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources (DEDJTR) issued an anthrax alert today following the discovery that a Tatura dairy cow had contracted and died from the lethal...

In a follow-up to the Australia hepatitis A outbreak linked to Nanna’s frozen berries, South Australia health has reported their first case, bringing the total tally nationwide to 20. To date cases...

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Just about a month after Washington State reported an increase in ocular syphilis in the men who have sex with men (MSM) population, San Francisco health officials are reporting a cluster of 7 cases...

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Indiana health officials announced an outbreak of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) in the southeastern part of the state yesterday saying that at least 26 confirmed cases have been reported since mid-December. Authorities...

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One year after the first Ebola cases started to surface in Guinea, the latest findings from a Cochrane review show new ways of hydrating patients in critical care environments across the world. The study,...

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A rare parasite that can cause sickness in humans and animals is present in more species of snails in Florida than previously thought, potentially putting people and pets who eat snails at risk. University...

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) unanimously voted today in favor of recommending meningococcal group B vaccines, including...

A couple of weeks ago I had journalist, Tara Haelle on the Outbreak News This Week Radio Show to talk about her recent piece in Forbes, Measles Outbreak in Dollars and Cents: It Costs Taxpayers Bigtime,...

There has been a number of Florida news reports in the past couple days concerning three cases of Hansen’s Disease, or leprosy in Volusia County during the past 5 months. Volusia County health...

The Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) will be hosting a chikungunya consultation in Trinidad and Tobago next week to look at the complex challenges the mosquito borne virus has brought to the region. The...