Officials with Public Health — Seattle & King County reported on the investigation of a Campylobacter outbreak linked to eating foie gras at a Kirkland, WA restaurant. The outbreak is associated...

An outbreak of thirty-seven Salmonella cases reported in 13 states since May has prompted a investigation by federal and state authorities. The outbreak has been linked to contact with pet turtles. The outbreak...

Western Australians are being alerted to a spike in the number of measles cases in Perth, caused by local transmission. WA Health Medical Coordinator Prevention and Control Program, Professor Paul Effler...

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration Tuesday approved Vabomere for adults with complicated urinary tract infections (cUTI), including a type of kidney infection, pyelonephritis, caused by specific bacteria....

In an earlier episode of the podcast we discussed the giant intestinal roundworm, Ascaris lumbricoides–a nematode parasite. Today, we’ll look at a nematode that is about the size of a staple–Enterobius...

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today granted accelerated approval to benznidazole for use in children ages 2 to 12 years old with Chagas disease. It is the first treatment approved in the United...

In early 2013, the first reported human cases of H7N9 avian influenza were reported in China. Since that time, more than 1500 cases have been reported with about half the cases reported since last October. About...

With record amounts of rain and unprecedented flooding, Houston and the southeastern part of Texas have their hand full with rescues, shelters and numerous public safety issues. What about the infectious...

Clothing worn by healthcare providers can become contaminated with bacteria; however, having nurses wear scrubs with antimicrobial properties did not prevent this bacterial contamination from occurring,...

The more the surface area of the body is covered by psoriasis, the greater the risk of death for the patient suffering from the condition, according to a new analysis by researchers in the Perelman School...