Health officials on South Australia are reporting 17 confirmed Salmonella cases linked to sandwiches, wraps, rolls and focaccias purchased from Gawler South Bakery in the past two weeks, prompting them...

A single enzyme. That is all the researchers behind a new study need to manipulate to prevent the feared Ebola virus from spreading. Because with the enzyme they also take away the virus’ ability...

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In this podcast episode, originally from the Outbreak News This Week Radio Show in Mar. 2017, I look at the rare condition, usually brought on by medications or infections, Stevens-Johnson syndrome...

The National IHR Focal Point of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) reported one additional case of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS-CoV) infection on Dec. 11. The patient is a 39-year-old male residing...

Got a sore throat? The doctor may write a quick prescription for penicillin or amoxicillin, and with the stroke of a pen, help diminish public health and your own future health by helping bacteria evolve...

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), in collaboration with the Food and Drug Administration and state health departments, reported today that they are investigating  a multistate outbreak...

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An outbreak of hepatitis A struck the city of São Paulo, Brazil in 2017 and the number of cases reported through November is an astounding 11 times the number of cases in 2016, according to an r7.com...

The Gold Creek Equestrian Center in Woodinville, WA has been battling Equine Herpes virus 1 (EHV-1) infections in horses since mid-December, prompting the facility to be put under quarantine. On December...

The parasitic disease, amebiasis, is being pointed to as the cause of an outbreak that sent at least 29 people to the hospital and killing one in Tigania West, Meru county in Central Kenya, according...

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About three years ago, the website, VacTruth.com published an article entitled, “10 Reasons Not To Vaccinate”, which laid out such arguments like “Vaccine do NOT work”, “Are vaccines cause...