In the month of July, Sri Lankan health authorities have reported more than 27,000 dengue fever cases, almost triple the number of cases reported in July 2016 (10,715) bringing the 2017 year-to-date total...

At the request of veterinarians and the public, the Minnesota Board of Animal Health placed canine influenza back on its official list of reportable diseases; it was previously removed in 2016. Reportable...

Health officials in New York City are reporting an increase in newly reported cases of chronic hepatitis B, while at the same time, newly reported chronic hepatitis C cases dropped slightly. From 2015...

Epidemiologist with the National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Ryan Maddox, PhD, joined me to discuss Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease...

Health Canada issued a travel notice Thursday for travelers going to Europe in light of the current measles outbreak. The following European countries have reported cases of measles in 2017: Austria,...

The number of cases in the Cyclospora outbreak in British Columbia and Ontario has nearly doubled since the last report two weeks ago. Since July 14, 47 additional cases were reported. A total of 104...

The City of Lubbock Health Department has seen an increase in reports of recreational water illnesses (RWIs) including Cryptosporidium (Crypto). RWIs are caused by germs spread by swallowing or having...

Health officials in Seattle and King County are investigating a salmonellosis outbreak caused by Salmonella Stanley, an uncommon strain of Salmonella bacteria. Six persons infected with Salmonella...

Some 20+ employees at Winchester Hospital in Massachusetts have shown symptoms of possible scabies infestation after a recent admission of a patient who likely was infested, according to hospital officials. In...

Two articles have been published in recent days on the website, America’s Last Line of Defense, which made claims that Christian actor and filmmaker, Kirk Cameron had leprosy, prompting questions...