The number of measles cases in Pakistan more than doubled in 2017, compared to the number of cases the previous year. According to World Health Organization-Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean...

Developing a universal influenza vaccine — a vaccine that can provide durable protection for all age groups against multiple influenza strains, including those that might cause a pandemic — is...

An international group of expert scientists, doctors and public health officials has reported that cases of meningococcal group B meningitis and septicemia (MenB) are increasing in China, and have recommended...

Herpes of the eye, or ocular herpes, is a recurring viral infection that’s usually caused by the herpes simplex virus-1 (HSV-1). This is the same virus that causes cold sores. Ocular herpes can also...

Amoebae, single-celled organisms common in soil, water and grade-school science classrooms, may play a key role in the survival and spread of deadly plague bacteria. New Colorado State University research...

In a follow-up on recent reports on the yellow fever outbreak in Brazil HERE, HERE, the World Health Organization (WHO) released a comprehensive disease outbreak report on this topic Feb. 27: During...

Just weeks after James Madison University (JMU) postponed a couple of basketball games due to mumps in the coaching staff, the school announced that they are experiencing several confirmed cases of mumps...

Health and Food authorities in New South Wales (NSW) are advising consumers who are most vulnerable to Listeria infection such as older persons, and people who have weakened immune systems due to illness...

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On today’s podcast, we ventured back into the world of trematodes, or flukes and discussed the sheep liver fluke, Fasciola hepatica. Parasitology teacher and author of the book, Parasites: Tales...

Scientists at the University of Liverpool have identified a single genetic change in Salmonella that is playing a key role in the devastating epidemic of bloodstream infections currently killing around...