Viruses have shaped our health and our history, and, despite all the tools of modern medicine, they continue to kill millions of people every year. Influenza, smallpox, and Ebola are among the three most...

While a disease is considered rare if it affects less than 200,000 people in the United States, according to the National Institutes of Health (NIH), having one of these diseases is not rare at all. One...

In an update on the Salmonella outbreak in Colorado linked to two Burrito Delight restaurants, Weld County health officials now report 21 confirmed cases from five counties. Currently, the 21 cases have...

Data from a new study led by University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center researchers shows that repurposing drugs used to treat leukemia has promise for preventing melanoma metastasis. Published in Science...

The Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, together with European and African collaborators (including the Institut Pasteur in Paris), carried out a mass dog vaccination in Chad and determined its...

In an update on the diphtheria and cholera outbreak situation in war-torn Yemen, as of Feb. 10, there are 1,032 probable diphtheria cases, including 64 associated deaths, in 161 districts among 20 governorates...

Officials at Smith College in Northampton, MA announced that a student was diagnosed with a bacterial meningitis infection. The student, who resides off-campus, is hospitalized and receiving appropriate...

In a follow-up on the measles outbreak in Limerick City, Ireland, the Health Service Executive (HSE) has confirmed nineteen measles cases in the city since the beginning of the year. There is also a...

Northwest Naturals of Portland, Oregon is recalling 5lb frozen Chicken and Salmon petfood chubs because it has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. Listeria monocytogenes can...

TruPet, LLC of Milford, OH, is voluntarily recalling a limited amount of Treat Me Crunchy Beef Delight, 2.5oz Pet treats because the products have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. The...