The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a travel notice Friday for the country of Serbia due to a measles outbreak. According to Serbia’s Institute for Public Health (computer...

The government of Minas Gerais state in southeastern Brazil decreed Saturday a public health emergency situation in three regional state for six months because of yellow fever. The measure covers the...

International travelers who are going to any area of the state of São Paulo, Brazil should get vaccinated against yellow fever, according to updated recommendations issued by the World Health Organization...

Chrysomya bezziana, the Old World screw-worm, is a primary myiasis-producing fly that attacks a wide range of warm-blooded animals throughout Africa, the Indian sub-continent, and Southeast Asia from Taiwan...

Tularemia is an infectious bacterial disease that is life-threatening for rodents, rabbits and hares, but which can also infect humans and dogs. While contact with contaminated blood or meat makes hunters...

In a follow-up to a report earlier this week, The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) is reporting a second confirmed case of measles.  This case of measles is unrelated to the case IDPH reported...

In a follow-up on the meningococcal disease case in a student from Linus Pauling Middle School in Corvallis, Benton County, OR officials are now reporting that the case is unrelated to the string of meningococcal...

Senator and Dr. Rand Paul of Kentucky along with Senators Ed Markey (Massachusetts), Maggie Hassan (New Hampshire), and Susan Collins (Maine) introduced legislation this week to expand access to treatment...

San Diego County health officials have recorded a record number of influenza deaths this season and a California deer mouse caught in routine trapping in the Santa Ysabel area has tested positive for...

Officials with the Ministry of Public Health (MOPH) are advising “jungle trekking” tourists to seek medical attention this winter season if they develop fever and headache due to the risk...