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There are three main genera of free living amoeba that infect humans — Acanthamoeba, Balamuthia, Naegleria that are are important causes of disease in humans and animals. The topic for today’s...

The Detroit Health Department is investigating two separate cases of Hepatitis A. The first case is in connection with a Detroit resident who works at Firewater Bar and Grill located at 6521 John R. St....

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The number of confirmed and probable mumps cases at Syracuse University (SU) continue to rise with the latest count at 29 and 64, respectively. The surge in the contagious viral disease prompted local...

In an update to the multistate outbreak of multidrug-resistant Campylobacter infections linked to Petland pet store puppies, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports an additional...

Vaxart, Inc., a privately-held, clinical stage biotechnology company developing oral recombinant vaccines administered by tablet rather than by injection, announced today that its H1 influenza oral tablet...

In a follow-up on the locally-acquired malaria situation in Cape Verde, or Cabo Verde, the total number of cases reported in the city of Praia on Santiago Island has climbed to 343, including 40 new...

Egg-Based Production Causes Virus to Target Bird Cells, Making Vaccine Less Effective According to a new study from scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI), the common practice of growing influenza...

While plague cases continue to be reported in Madagascar, health officials say the situation is improving as evidenced by 16 previously affected districts reported no new confirmed or probable cases of...

Researchers at the University of Maryland and Duke University have designed a novel protein-sugar vaccine candidate that, in an animal model, stimulated an immune response against sugars that form a protective...

The number of cryptosporidium cases in Lucas County, OH is up dramatically this year and health officials are finding few commonalities between the cases and have not yet located its origin, according...