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Rabies, the almost universally fatal infection if not appropriately treated in a timely fashion, was responsible for 226 deaths in the Philippines in 2015, according to the Department of Health. This...

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The Philippines government made an important announcement this week concerning the prevention of a major infectious disease that is a big problem on the archipelago. With the announcement two weeks...

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Amazonas, a state in northwestern Brazil, recorded their first suspected case of microcephaly since the country surge began, making it the 21st state to record a case, according to a health ministry press...

In late December, nearly two years after the epidemic began, the World Health Organization has declared the African country of Guinea to be free of Ebola virus infections. But, the race to find a cure...

Dated 12/31/15 The U.S. Embassy in Brasilia, Brazil informs U.S. citizens of a public health concern regarding the mosquito-transmitted Zika virus. As dengue and chikungunya, the main transmitter of the...

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Although reports of this case came out late last week from the Jiangxi Provincial Health and Family Planning Commission (computer translated), The Hong Kong Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the...

Minor variants of flu strains, which are not typically targeted in vaccines, carry a bigger viral punch than previously realized, a team of scientists has found. Its research, which examined samples from...

Big Dog Natural of Brick, NJ is voluntary recalling a select production lot of Big Dog Natural raw dehydrated dog food Chicken Supreme potentially contaminated with Salmonella and Fish Supreme potentially...

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Just a week after two Lassa fever deaths were reported from Kano State in north-western Nigeria, officials in the eastern Nigerian state of Taraba are reporting an outbreak of the zoonotic viral disease,...

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Recent research has revealed the worldwide spread of a very serious antibiotic resistance to a “last line” drug, colistin, which is linked to use in agriculture. Infectious disease specialist...