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The total circulating vaccine-derived polio cases (cVDPV) cases has risen to 13 globally after additional cases have been reported in the African countries of Somalia and the Democratic Republic of...

The Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) and Indiana Board of Animal Health (BOAH) are urging Hoosiers to take steps to prevent illness while visiting events where pigs are exhibited following confirmation...

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Norway health officials released the 2017 chlamydia statistics this week, not long after media reports flooded the internet concerning 7-Eleven Norge’s advertisement campaign for condoms, which...

A 26-year-old man became the latest victim of Naegleria fowleri, the brain-eating amoeba, in Karachi, according to local media this week. This follows the deaths of a 40-year-old man in May and a 16-year-old...

Pinnacle Foods Inc. is voluntarily recalling a limited quantity of Wish Bone House Italian Salad Dressing 15 oz. with the health and safety of our consumers as our top priority. The recall was initiated...

Sampling the environment is an effective way to detect foot and mouth disease, according to a paper published in Applied and Environmental Microbiology, a journal of the American Society for Microbiology. The...

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New York City health officials have reported the first human West Nile virus (WNV) case of the year in a Manhattan resident. The patient, who is over 50 years of age, was hospitalized earlier this month...

Orange County pediatrician, Dr Bob Sears, known for his thought on delaying vaccines, has been put on 35 months probation by the Medical Board of California for exempting a from all future vaccinations...

The first major paper looking at the causes and consequences of meningitis in the UK has found that viruses are now the most common cause of meningitis in adults and is a cause of substantial long-term...

In a follow-up on the Cyclospora outbreak in the upper Midwest linked to tainted Del Monte vegetable trays, federal health officials report an additional 41 cases of the parasitic infection. As of June...