A new study published in the Journal of Medical Entomology is the first to report that bed bugs have developed resistance to a class of insecticides known as neonicotinoids, or neonics, the shortened name....

Director of the National Institutes for Allergy and Infectious Diseases, Dr. Anthony Fauci addressed issues concerning the development of diagnostic testing and preventive vaccines for the rapidly spreading...

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Two additional cases of circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus type 1 (cVDPV1) have been reported from the Lao People’s Democratic Republic (PDR), Laos, according to UN health officials. This brings...

Autochthonous, or local transmission of Zika virus is currently reported in 23 countries and territories in the Americas where many people from not only the US, but much of the world travel to for business...

Thailand health officials are expecting dengue fever to rise in 2016, in fact, experts say the number of cases this year could rival 1987 when 170,000 cases were reported. The Thai Health Ministry is...

Mike Coston is the Owner/Editor of Avian Flu Diary The accepted wisdom today is that the Aedes Aegypti mosquito (and very likely the Aedes Albopictus) are the two primary mosquito vectors for Zika, Dengue...

The number of dengue fever in Vietnam increased dramatically in 2015, according to data from the Western Pacific Region of the World Health Organization. Last year, 97,476 dengue cases were reported,...

Chinese health officials are reporting an additional human case of avian influenza A(H7N9) on the mainland, according to provincial health officials. According to the Health and Family Planning Commission...

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) is working with the Kansas Department of Agriculture and the Johnson County Department of Health and Environment to investigate an outbreak of norovirus...

In what is clearly an unusual event, the Times of India are reporting on the survival of a 14-year-old boy from the very lethal primary amoebic meningoencephelitis or PAM caused by the amoebic parasite,...