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In China, the Health and Family Planning Commission of Guangdong Province has reported a fatality due to to avian influenza A(H7N9) in a Dongguan man. According to health authorities, the 61-year-old...

The Sunshine State almost went the entire year without a autochthonous, or locally acquired case of dengue fever; however, the Florida Department of Health reported the first case during the week of Dec....

Despite a campaign and attempts by the Mexican government to prevent mosquito borne viruses this year, the numbers have climbed in respect to chikungunya, dengue fever and now the introduction of autochthonous,...

Thailand saw 10 additional dengue-related fatalities and 7,000 dengue fever cases during the past week, according to data released by Thai health officials. The cumulative total of dengue cases through...

In a follow-up report on the Zimbabwe anthrax outbreak, health officials now say the number of villagers in Umzingwane district has risen to 56, including a number of small children as of Tuesday, according...

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In one of the most tightly controlled trials ever conducted of drugs used to treat sexually transmitted infections, researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham have confirmed that azithromycin...

The Hawaii Department of Health (HDOH) reported as of Dec. 24, 180 confirmed cases of dengue fever. This is an increase of four cases during the past 24 hours. Of the confirmed cases, 162 are Hawaii Island...

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California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Director and State Public Health Officer Dr. Karen Smith today announced that California is experiencing an increase in norovirus cases, commonly referred...

The number of microcephaly cases reported in Brazil grew by nearly 400 during the past week, bringing the cumulative total of suspected cases to 2,782, including 40 deaths, the Brazilian Health Ministry...

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The hepatitis C virus may be associated with an increased risk of developing Parkinson’s disease, according to a study published in the December 23, 2015, online issue of Neurology®, the medical...