In a follow-up on the Lassa fever outbreak affecting several states in Nigeria, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) reports 68 Lassa fatalities since the outbreak began in mid-December 2016 through...

Researchers in Ireland have developed a bioinspired antimicrobial treatment that can rapidly kill drug-resistant bacteria. The treatment consists of iodo-thiocyanate complexes, which are inspired by enzymes...

Argentina health officials are reporting an increase in syphilis cases in a number of provinces and issued an alert concerning using proper protection during sex, according to a Dia a Dia report (computer...

Pregnant women at risk of Zika virus infection may not be aware of the various ways the virus is spread or be taking the proper preventative measures. A survey conducted by researchers at The University...

In a follow-up on the hepatitis A outbreak in Europe, the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) reports an additional 387 new confirmed cases of hepatitis A from 10 countries (Austria,...

Two more Hennepin County children have been confirmed positive for measles since Friday, according to the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH). This brings the total cases to 34. 32 of the cases are in...

From the beginning of the year through April 2017, Malaysian health authorities have reported 31,528 dengue fever cases, including 69 fatalities. Selangor is the state with the most cases with 16,710,...

Many classes of common antibiotics, such as macrolides, quinolones, tetracyclines, sulfonamides and metronidazole, were associated with an increased risk of miscarriage in early pregnancy, according to...

In a follow-up on the anthrax outbreak in Binga district in western Zimbabwe, health officials put the outbreak tally at 14 cases of anthrax including 1 death (case fatality rate of 9.1%) reported from...

In a follow-up on the cluster of undiagnosed illness and deaths in Southern Liberia, the World Health Organization (WHO) offered up more details in an outbreak bulletin today. The event of unknown etiology,...