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The Michigan departments of Natural Resources (DNR) and Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD) last week confirmed that a free-ranging deer in Meridian Township (Ingham County) has tested positive...

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The South Korea Ministry of Health has reported (computer translated) two additional cases of  Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS), bringing the total cases in the cluster to 15. On 20 May 2015,...

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The brain-eating amoeba has returned to Sindh province, Pakistan with a vengeance since the first case, an 18 year old woman, died from the parasitic disease in late April. According to Dunya News today,...

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Four people have been referred to their health care providers for consultation after being exposed to rabies in Abbeville by a sheep that tested positive for the disease, the Department of Health and Environmental...

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Zoonotic malaria has been shown to be caused by two genetically distinct Plasmodium knowlesi parasite subpopulations associated with different monkey host species in Malaysia, according to new research...

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Public health officials are teaming up to fight a new public health threat in Washington – Valley Fever. Since discovering the fungus that causes Valley Fever in South Central Washington last year,...

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The Defense Department is launching a comprehensive review of its laboratory procedures, processes, and protocols associated with inactivating spore-forming anthrax, according to a DoD news release issued...

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One Ohio woman lost her vision in one eye after her pet cat licked it- a reminder about the infectious disease risk of cat licks and bites caused by the agent of cat scratch disease (CSD)-Bartonella henselae. Toledo...

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Health Canada is warning consumers that an unauthorized drug, “Stiff Rock” promoted for male sexual performance enhancement was seized from Boutique Érotique 5ieme avenue (also known as Boutique Érotique...

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Oregon Public Health officials are confirming a seventh case of meningococcal disease linked to a University of Oregon outbreak – a 52-year-old man who visited his daughter on the UO campus May 2-3....