Oakland County Health Division reports eight new cases of Hepatitis A in the last week associated primarily with the Farmington Hills area. The Health Division has not yet identified a source, but is...

Infection with the “brain-eating amoeba”, Naegleria fowleri has claimed the life of a fifth victim in the capital city of Pakistan’s Sindh province. According to a report in The News,...

Philippines Agriculture Secretary, Emmanuel “Manny” Piñol said today on his Facebook page that two new cases of avian influenza have been confirmed by the Bureau of Animal Industry in Jaen...

The North Dakota Department of Health (NDDoH) reports a confirmed case of variant influenza A H3N2v in a child with exposure to pigs. Influenza viruses that normally circulate in pigs are called variant...

San Joaquin County health officials are reporting an increase in the number of reported cases of Cryptosporidiosis, or “Crypto” this summer. “Since early July, we have 17 people confirmed...

Discussions on North Korea’s military arsenal -nuclear and conventional- has been headline news, particularly with threats coming from the Hermit Kingdom of missile launches towards Guam. North Korea’s...

Through the first seven months of the year, Vietnam has seen 80,555 dengue fever cases, an increase of 33.5 percent compared the same period in 2016. Health officials also reported five additional dengue-related...

The Ohio Department of Health (ODH) reported Wednesday on the first human West Nile virus (WNV) case of 2017. The case is a 44-year-old man from Clermont County is recovering from the West Nile virus...

The following is an update on the cyclosporiasis situations in the United States and Canada: In the US, CDC has been notified of 570 laboratory-confirmed cases of cyclosporiasis in persons who became...

Lyme disease is the most commonly reported vector-borne illness in the United States, but it can be confused with similar conditions, including Southern Tick-Associated Rash Illness (STARI). A team...