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The World Health Organization today called for bolstering efforts for malaria control and elimination by targeting malarial parasites believed to be less fatal, but now causing high disease burden. As...

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Just days after the dangerous free-living amoeba, Naegleria fowleri, was detected in the St.Bernard Parish Water System, a second parish is reporting the presence of the “brain-eating amoeba”...

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Hepatitis B infections are among the most common infectious diseases worldwide. The disease can become chronic, and is one of the most important causes of severe diseases such as liver cancer. In the scope...

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Health officials with the San Joaquin County Public Health Services (PHS) are encouraging the public to wash their hands and stay home from work or school if they have diarrhea after reporting a significant...

In a systematic review of six in-person trials in Asian populations, the Cochrane Upper GI and Pancreatic Diseases Group showed that antibiotics given to individuals testing positive for Helicobacter pylori...

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New York City health officials are currently investigating an outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease in the South Bronx. Thirty-one cases have been reported since July 10. There have also been two deaths...

Health officials in Walton County, Florida are reporting a second human case of West Nile virus, prompting an updated health advisory as concerns of additional people becoming infected are present. This...

Tainan City health officials reported a total of 78 new dengue fever cases during the past week (7/21 to 7/27), a three-fold increase in cases during the previous week, prompting health officials to ask...

Kenya’s Catholic Bishops are calling for a boycott of an upcoming mass polio vaccination campaign scheduled to commence Saturday because the manufacturer failed to provide requested information...

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Four people have been referred to their health care providers to undergo post-exposure treatment after separate exposures to a dog that tested positive for the disease in Lexington County, the Department...