Hong Kong health officials report investigating another confirmed human case of of avian influenza A(H7N9) in Hong Kong, and again urged the public to maintain strict personal, food and environmental...

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Officials in the Zimbabwe capital of Harare have confirmed the death of a 12-year-old girl due to likely typhoid, according to local media reports. In addition to the fatality, Council spokesperson Michael...

The Thunder Bay District Health Unit and officials at the Nipigon District Memorial Hospital and Chartwell Isabella Retirement Residence declared facility-wide outbreaks of gastrointestinal disease on...

The US Virgin Islands (USVI) Department of Health issued a norovirus health alert Wednesday for St. Croix after five individuals tested positive for the gastrointestinal virus. Health officials initially...

Pennsylvania has reported the most Lyme disease cases for ten consecutive years and in 2016, while not over yet, has topped 12,000 cases, according to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)...

Dallas County Health and Human Services (DCHHS) issued their first mumps health advisory on Nov. 22 when a confirmed case was reported in Dallas and since then, 10 cases have been reported in the area. The...

Rodney Rohde, PhD, Professor and Program Chair for the Clinical Laboratory Science Program at Texas State University in San Marcos joined me on the Christmas airing of the Outbreak News This Week Radio...

A third deer infected with chronic wasting disease has been discovered in southeastern Minnesota, according to the Department of Natural Resources.   A hunter harvested the deer in mid-November about...

Japanese health officials are reporting an increase in norovirus infections, in fact, it’s at the highest levels in a decade, according to the National Institute of Infectious Diseases. The number...

Intensive Care Units (ICUs), which provide the most expensive and invasive forms of care in a hospital setting, are being used too often for patients who don’t need that level of care, according to a...