An outbreak of African Swine Fever (ASF) has been reported in the Northern Cape Province in the Springbok area after movement of pigs from the Kimberley area. This falls outside of the ASF controlled...

The rates of infection following colonoscopies and upper-GI endoscopies performed at U.S. outpatient specialty centers are far higher than previously believed, according to a Johns Hopkins study published...

In an update from Kerala health officials, the number of confirmed cases and deaths has risen to 17 and 15, respectively. Twelve deaths have been reported from Kozhikode while three were reported from...

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In a follow-up on the Salmonella outbreak among schoolkids in Flanders, Belgium, The Federal Agency for the Safety of the Food Chain (AFSCA) now reports 225 children suspected of becoming ill due to...

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On today’s show, I talk about Lyme disease, the effects of climate change on the tickborne illness and issues of Lyme medical and public policy with the author of the book, Lyme: The First Epidemic...

Global Lyme Alliance (GLA), the leading nonprofit dedicated to conquering Lyme and other tick-borne diseases through research, education and awareness, today announced it has awarded approximately $1.2...

The mortality rate in Puerto Rico rose by 62% [95% confidence interval (CI) 11% to 114%] after Hurricane Maria, according to a new study led by researchers from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health....

In a follow-up to reports of the confirmation of Longhorned ticks recently in New Jersey and Virginia, the National Veterinary Services Laboratories (NVSL) confirmed Haemaphysalis longicornis (longhorned)...

Francisella tularensis is the bacterium that causes tularemia, a life-threatening disease spread to humans via contact with an infected animal or through mosquito, tick or deer fly bites.  As few as...

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The National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM) in the Netherlands are reporting dozens of meningococcal meningitis cases this year, resulting in 11 deaths, according to an AD news...