A vaccine combining centralized ancestral genes from four major influenza strains appears to provide broad protection against the dangerous ailment, according to new research by a team from the Nebraska...

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American University in Washington, DC is reporting that local health officials notified them of five suspected mumps cases, prompting a health alert on campus. According to officials, all affected students...

San Diego County health officials have reported the 20th fatality linked to the local outbreak of hepatitis A that has affected 536 people this year. County officials say the outbreak has primarily affected homeless...

A letter signed by a bipartisan group of a dozen US Representatives was sent to Acting Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services, Eric Hargan, to follow up on report language for Fiscal...

An outbreak of STEC- Shiga Toxin-Producing Escherichia coli (E. coli) has hit the Marine Corps Recruit Depot (MCRD), San Diego where some 5500 recruits are currently in training. On Oct 31, MCRD San...

The number of plague cases have topped 1800 in Madagascar, including 1,111 pneumonic plague cases, according to new data released by WHO. From 1 August to 30 October 2017, a total of 1,801 suspected cases...

A new study suggests that healthcare professionals (HCPs) should heed to their own advice: stay home when sick. Some four in 10 HCPs work while experiencing influenza-like illness (ILI), according to findings published...

Researchers from the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine (LSTM) Cochrane Infectious Diseases Group published two systematic reviews this week about the safety of mefloquine (Lariam) for preventing malaria...

In an update on the brucellosis outbreak reported among students at a Paraguay veterinary school, an Ultima Hora report Monday (computer translated) states that two additional cases have been confirmed,...

Health officials in Saint Lucia, an island located in the eastern Caribbean Sea, have noted an increase of the bacterial infection, leptospirosis, and have advised the public. Officials say that although...