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The number of 13- to 17-year-old boys and girls getting the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine increased slightly for the second year in a row, according to data from CDC’s 2014 National Immunization...

I still recall reporting on January 13, 2012 the one year anniversary of India becoming polio-free, I have to admit, something I thought I would never see when I started my career in laboratory medicine...

After reports of two human West Nile virus (WNV) in Walton County during the past week, health officials in Volusia County have reported a human case, the third in the state. This has prompted Volusia...

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Mild hypothermia in deceased organ donors significantly reduces delayed graft function in kidney transplant recipients when compared to normal body temperature, according to UC San Francisco researchers...

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Idaho’s first human case of West Nile virus infection this year has been confirmed in a Washington County woman in southwest Idaho. The woman, over the age of 50, is recovering from West Nile fever...

With the recent report of fresh cilantro possibly being the source of cyclospora in some cases in Texas and Wisconsin, grocery chain, Kroger has recalled the cilantro in select states across the country. Kroger...

The Philippines Department of Health (DOH) kicked off their program,“Oplan Goodbye Bulate”, yesterday in a effort to deworm 16 million public elementary school students twice a year. The campaign...

After the first human West Nile virus (WNV) case was reported in May in Harris County, Texas and cases trickled in for a couple of months, it appears that WNV season is in full swing with cases being...

Ohio health officials are reporting the first human West Nile virus cases of 2015 in Cuyahoga and Hamilton Counties. The case details show a 34- year-old Cuyahoga County man with fever, and more serious,...

A number of animal cases and a human case of the bacterial, zoonotic disease, Brucellosis, have been reported from the town of Rila, Kyustendil Province, in southwestern Bulgaria, according to a Bulgarian...