Four people from the town of Nyeri have been hospitalized with suspected anthrax after consuming tainted meat, according to a Daily Nation report. The four, two brothers and two neighbors, are admitted...

Stanislaus County, CA health officials have reported a human case of the mosquito-borne viral disease, St. Louis encephalitis. The male patient in his 70s is the first confirmed human St. Louis encephalitis...

Indonesian health officials have reported a substantial increase in diphtheria cases in 2017, calling it an “extraordinary event”. According to Director General of Disease Prevention and Control...

I was first exposed to Boston University’s National Emerging Infectious Diseases Laboratories (NEIDL) facility in a one-hour documentary entitled  “Threading the NEIDL” , hosted by Columbia...

While Europe has been seeing a measles outbreak during the past two years or so, affecting thousands, Greece has been largely unaffected until recent months. Since Aug. 2017, 364 measles cases have been...

Following the release of new information about Dengvaxia® by Sanofi Pasteur about an increased risk of severe dengue infection several years after vaccination among people who had not been exposed to...

The number of cases of the bacterial equine infection, strangles, has reached 40 to date in 2017, according to the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, with five recent cases reported. As...

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is reporting an overall slight increase in flu activity in the country. Several flu activity indicators were higher than is typically seen for this...

Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare in India, Shri J P Nadda declared Friday that India  is now free from ‘infective trachoma’, and termed this as a momentous achievement. Shri J P Nadda...

Health officials in Wake County, NC have confirmed norovirus as the cause of a number of gastrointestinal illnesses at North Carolina State University (NC State). According to Student Health Services...