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The dengue fever outbreak in Yemen, first reported one week ago, has more than doubled in this very short period, according to the latest numbers released by the Supreme Medical Committee in Aden. It...

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The Hong Kong Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of Health is today (June 23) investigating a case of Legionnaires’ disease (LD) affecting a man aged 52. The patient, with underlying...

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South Korean health authorities have announced (computer translated) an additional case of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) and two more fatalities, bringing the totals to 180 and 29, respectively. The...

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The Minister of Health in the Republic of South Sudan, Dr. Riek Gai Kok has declared an outbreak of cholera in Juba County, South Sudan. On 1 June 2015, a cholera case was confirmed in UN House PoC after...

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According to the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, there have been 11 human cases of tularemia in Colorado since May of this year. Sixteen human tularemia cases were reported in 2014,...

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Texas health officials have issued a health advisory today in light of the surge of infections with the protozoan parasite, Cyclospora. During the past week, Texas has seen 42 cases. During the past three...

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The Alabama Department of Public Health is investigating reports of widespread illness after 86 children attending two day care centers were seen at three Montgomery hospitals in association with this...

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Louisiana health officials are advising the public about the dangers of fishing, kayaking or participating in other water-based activities with open wounds after reporting four cases of Vibrio vulnificus...

The startling resurgence of whooping cough infection in the US and UK over the past couple years has scientists perplexed as to the cause.  A study published this week in BMC Medicine from researchers...

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Four additional cases of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) were reported by Korea and five additional cases reported to the World Health Organization (WHO) by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA). According...