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Since the first local, or autochthonous vector-borne transmission of Zika virus was recorded at the end of January in Greater Portmore, health officials in Jamaica has recorded 2,845 suspected and 55...

Last week, to coincide with World Hepatitis Day, a new report, commissioned by United European Gastroenterology (UEG), calls for all European countries to adopt universal vaccination and harmonized screening...

In response to the announcement from Florida Governor Rick Scott today about an addition 10 locally acquired Zika virus cases in Miami-Dade County, New York City Deputy mayor for health and human services,...

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In Florida, officials have reported three additional Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) cases in horses in Osceola (2) and Highlands (1) counties. Clinical signs began on July 12, 15 and 18. All horses...

People are being reminded of the importance of the MMR vaccine after a fourth case of measles in Wales. Measles is a serious and highly contagious viral disease that can cause complications and can even...

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A 12-year-old boy is the first fatality in the anthrax outbreak that recently struck the Yamal Peninsula in northern Siberia, Russia, according to a Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Region government news release...

In light of the announcement today from Florida Governor Rick Scott of an additional 10 locally acquired Zika virus cases in the Wynwood area of Miami, FL. the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...

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In a follow-up to the news of local Zika transmission in Miami-Dade County Friday, Florida Governor Rick Scott announced today  that the Florida Department of Health (DOH) has identified 10 additional...

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My guests on the Sunday, Jul 31 airing of the Outbreak News This Week Radio Show included the lead researcher of a study published in the journal, Applied and Environmental Microbiology, University...

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Thailand health officials are now reporting 25037 dengue fever cases, including 20 deaths, in all 77 provinces. The top five provinces affected the most include Maehongsorn, Rayong, Pangnga, Bangkok and...