The first potential antidote to treat the life-threatening effects of chlorine inhalation, a potential terrorism threat, will advance in development under a contract between the U.S. Department of Health...

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) posted today Zika virus-related special travel considerations for 11 Southeastern Asian countries. CDC now recommends that pregnant women should consider...

The governor of Bolivar state, Venezuela, Francisco Rangel Gómez confirmed this week that there are 13 cases of diphtheria in the town of San Antonio, Sifontes municipality, according to a El Diario...

More than 1,300 volunteers of Zambia Red Cross Society are going door-to-door, visiting homes and making community announcements, to encourage parents and guardians to get their children, between the ages...

A research team that includes scientists with Kansas State University’s Biosecurity Research Institute has developed a promising Zika virus vaccine. The vaccine, a DNA vaccine, is safer and more...

In a follow-up to the Legionnaires’ disease outbreak linked to the La Quinta Inn located at 2979 Millbranch Road in Memphis, Shelby County health officials have reported an additional confirmed case,...

Florida health officials have reported two additional human West Nile virus (WNV) cases in the past week. The new cases were reported in Escambia and Bay Counties. This brings the state total to six cases– Bay,...

Officials in Ho Chi Mihn City (HCM City) say that recent increased rainfall has resulted in an increase in the mosquito population in Vietnam’s largest city and the resulting increase in dengue fever. More...

Gilead Sciences, Inc. announced it has entered into a partnership with the World Health Organization (WHO) to provide $20 million in funding and drug donations over five years to expand access to diagnostic...

The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) has confirmed the three human West Nile virus-related deaths in Illinois for 2016. Three individuals in Cook County tested positive for West Nile virus earlier...