The City of Hopkins reported today that state health officials have  confirmed three additional cases of Legionnaires’ disease, bringing the total to 20. The latest (most recent) illness onset date...

The Pan American Health Organization reported Monday, following efforts that spanned more than two decades, Guatemala has become the fourth country in the Americas and the world to be declared free of...

The Region of the Americas is the first in the world to have eliminated measles, a viral disease that can cause severe health problems, including pneumonia, blindness, brain swelling and even death. This...

As of Sep. 21, Japan has recorded 130 measles cases in 2016 to date, with the additional 21 cases reported last week, according to data from the Japanese National Institute of Infectious Diseases. Japan...

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) today announced that it has awarded $13 million to the Puerto Rico Science, Technology, and Research Trust (ST&R Trust) to establish the first Vector...

McCain Foods USA, Inc. announced it is voluntarily recalling retail, frozen onion ring products due to the use of incorrect packaging that does not declare milk as one of the ingredients. People who have...

Hong Kong health officials report investigating a case of Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli (STEC) infection in a 33-year-old woman. The patient, with good past health, has developed abdominal pain...

Health officials in Bangladesh are reporting another anthrax outbreak linked to eating and handling tainted meat, according to local media. The latest outbreak is in Rajshahi District in north-western...

Just two weeks after Thailand officials disclosed seeing some 200 Zika virus infections in 2016 to date, Thailand’s Department of Disease Control reports investigating four suspect cases of Zika-related...

Local mosquito transmission of Zika virus infection has been reported in Saint Kitts and Nevis, the two-island country in the West Indies. Local mosquito transmission means that mosquitoes in the area...