Following the unveiling of Senate Republican leadership health care legislation last week, a number of conservative and moderate members either rejected the proposal or was not sure of support. U.S. Senator...

Even if hospital workers practice perfect hand hygiene, MRSA can still spread among babies in the NICU, according to new research led by a Drexel University researcher. Neal D. Goldstein, PhD, assistant...

The Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreak in Likati Health Zone, Bas Uele Province in northeast Democratic Republic of the Congo remains stable and their are plans of declaring the outbreak over on Sunday,...

Baylisascaris procyonis is a roundworm found in the small intestines of raccoons. Humans get infected, albeit rarely (30-something cases have been reported; however, it is probably more common than documented),...

During the first half of 2017, Thailand has reported approximately 17,000 dengue cases, including 27 deaths, according to the Bureau of Epidemiology of the Ministry of Public Health. Cases were reported...

The National Health and Family Planning Commission of China reported six additional human cases of avian influenza A(H7N9) during the week of June 23 to 29. The three male and three female patients,...

The Hong Kong Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of Health announced they are investigating a local case of Japanese encephalitis (JE) and again urged the public to avoid going to rural...

The Northern Mariana Islands are a U.S. commonwealth (CNMI) in the Pacific Ocean. It consists of 14 islands with Saipan being the largest. The World Health Organization announced recently that the island...