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Saskatoon Health Region is encouraging parents to get their infants vaccinated for pertussis, also known as whooping cough, following 61 reported cases across Saskatoon Health Region. Pertussis is a highly...

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Earlier this week we reported that 19 people have been infected with the outbreak strain of STEC O157:H7  from 7 states, primarily in the western US. The outbreak, which is expected to grow, was linked...

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In a follow-up report on the cholera outbreak in Tanzania, The Ministry of Health and Social Welfare (MOHSW) of Tanzania now puts the case count at 9,871 cases, including 150 deaths. This is up from ...

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More than 2 million dengue fever cases have been reported in the Western hemisphere through mid-November, according to the Pan American Health Organization, and three quarters of the cases are from Brazil. 1,500,000...

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Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention announced today that a mature adult (age 65 or above) from York County who died on October 17 was confirmed to have Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE). This...

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Hawaii health officials reported eight additional dengue fever cases Wednesday, bringing the outbreak total to 101 on the Big Isle. Of the confirmed cases, 88 are Hawaii residents and 13 are visitors. Of...

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The U.S. Department of Agriculture is creating a stockpile of avian influenza vaccines, but an expert suggests careful consideration of the strategy and cautions that the strain of the next outbreak is...

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An experimental vaccine to protect against the mosquito-borne illness chikungunya is being tested in a Phase 2 trial sponsored by the National Institutes of Health. Results from an initial trial of the...

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Blue Buffalo Company is voluntarily recalling one production lot of Cub Size Wilderness Wild Chews Bones. This is being done in an abundance of caution, as the product has the potential to be contaminated...

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New York State Agriculture Commissioner Richard A. Ball today warned consumers to not consume “unpasteurized” raw milk from the Jerry Dell Farm, Inc. at 41 Fall Creek Road, Freeville, Tompkins County,...