The Caribbean island of Martinique has become the latest country or territory in the Americas to report autochthonous, or local transmission of Zika virus, according to a Pan American Health Organization...

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The outbreak of dengue fever on Big Island has increased by three cases, bringing the total to 170, according to The Hawaii Department of Health (HDOH). These cases include 152 residents and 18 visitors. The...

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In a follow-up to a report here from earlier this year, Pennsylvania Secretary of Health Karen Murphy issued a statement on Tuesday concerning the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) preliminary...

When it rains it pours for the restaurant chain. Just as it appeared the multistate Shiga toxin-producing E. coli O26 (STEC O26) was slowing with health officials seeing only one additional case since...

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A new strain of norovirus, the most common cause of sudden intestinal illness, has shown up in Minnesota, and that could mean more norovirus illnesses this winter, state health officials warned today. The...

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From the data available, the Philippines appears to have seen the most dengue fever this year in Southeast Asia reporting about 170,000 cases during the first 11 months of 2015. Today, some excellent...

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In a update from a previous report of Zika virus infection on the island country of Cape Verde, the World Health Organization (WHO) now reports the situation as of Dec. 6: Between the end of September...

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) updated their Chikungunya web page on Oct. 30 with an interesting piece of information–the number of autochthonous, or locally acquired chikungunya...

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In a follow-up to an earlier report on the cases of circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus in Myanmar, the World Health Organization published the following Monday concerning the details: Laboratory...

Local transmission of the mosquito borne virus, Zika virus, in the Western hemisphere and autochthonous Chagas disease in the United States, and particularly south Texas has caught the nation’s...