The Alabama Department of Public Health is investigating a foodborne outbreak in Pelham, Alabama. Four individuals who had eaten at Johnny Ray’s in Pelham, Alabama (309 Huntley Parkway) tested positive...

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Plague outbreaks occur annually on the island country of Madagascar and 2015 was no different. Health officials said Thursday that the outbreak that began in August has resulted in some 174 bubonic plague...

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The state of New Jersey has reported one human infection with a novel influenza A virus. The individual was infected with an influenza A (H3N2) variant (H3N2v) virus. The patient was not hospitalized...

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The death toll has reached nine due to pneumococcal meningitis in the Tain District of the Brong Ahafo Region in South Ghana, according to a Citi 97.3 fm report. The outbreak of the bacterial infection...

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An outbreak of the mosquito borne viral disease, yellow fever, has killed three people to date in the West Gonga District of northern Ghana in West Africa, according to local media reports. The outbreak...

New findings from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), confirm dihydroartemisinin-piperaquine, the first-line treatment for...

The Walter Reed Army Institute of Research (WRAIR) announced this week the initiation of a Phase 2 clinical trial to evaluate the safety and immunogenicity of a prime-boost Ebola vaccine regimen in both...

Cold weather means more indoor time for many Montanans. Close contact indoors often helps spread illnesses, such as norovirus, anywhere people gather together. Holiday gatherings, schools and settings...

Globally, oral cholera vaccine (OCV)  production is low, with demands currently exceeding supply. Sudan and Haiti last year made requests to WHO for supplies of vaccines to conduct pre-emptive vaccination...

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Following human H5N6 avian influenza cases reported in Shenzhen City and Zhaoqing City since late December, early January, including a fatality, the Health and Family Planning Commission of Guangdong...