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Not only has mumps risen significantly in the US recently, but our neighbors north of the border in Canada have also seen dramatic increases in some provinces like Ontario, Manitoba, Alberta and Saskatchewan. In Saskatchewan,...

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The number of measles cases in the current Minnesota outbreak has risen to 29 cases, as five additional cases were reported today, according to the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH). Hennepin County...

A single transplant of microbes contained in the stool of a healthy donor is a safe and effective way to increase diversity of good bacteria in the guts of patients with ulcerative colitis, according to...

The significant presence of multidrug-resistant gram-negative bacteria (MDR-GNB), such as E. coli, among nursing home residents demonstrates the need for heightened infection control prevention and control...

According to a newly released study, there are an estimated 94,200 Oklahomans living with Hepatitis C virus infection. Estimates were developed by researchers at Emory University in conjunction with the...

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The Hong Kong Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of Health reported increased scarlet fever activity in March 2017 as compared with that in February.  249 cases of scarlet fever were...

The Hong Kong Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of Health is investigating an imported case of Zika Virus infection in a woman with a travel history to Ecuador and Peru. The female...

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In a follow-up on the meningitis outbreak in Nigeria which started in December 2016, the Nigerian CDC reports 9,646 suspected cases, of which 277 (2.9%) were laboratory confirmed. Nearly 9 percent, or...

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In a follow-up on the “mystery deaths” reported in Sinoe County, Liberia, Liberian authorities said initial scientific investigations ruled out Ebola as the cause of the deaths, according...

The Onondaga County Commissioner of Health, Indu Gupta, MD, MPH, reports that the New York State Health Department’s laboratory has confirmed that a bat found in the Village of Liverpool tested positive...