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Dirofilaria repens is a filarial nematode that affects dogs and other carnivores. As with other filaria species, mosquitoes transmit infectious microfilariae. Humans may become infected as aberrant...

The Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI) reported this week on a advance notification of circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus-1 (cVDPV1) in Papua New Guinea. Following identification last month...

Additional cases of Virulent Newcastle Disease (vND) in backyard birds in San Bernardino County have been confirmed. Bird owners in Southern California are responding to outreach provided over the past...

Influenza A (flu A) hijacks host proteins for viral RNA splicing and blocking these interactions caused replication of the virus to slow, according to new research published in Nature Communications by...

Ireland health officials are advising the public to get vaccinated with two doses of a Measles-containing vaccine to protect themselves and their families before the holiday season because of an on-going...

Health officials in Jefferson County, CO are reporting a rabbit found in the Golden/Lakewood area (near South Table Mountain Park) has died from tularemia, an uncommon, but serious, infectious disease. This...

Ohio state health officials declared a statewide community outbreak of hepatitis A after observing an increase in cases linked to certain risk factors since the beginning of 2018. To date, 79 outbreak...

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) has confirmed a second case of measles in Michigan for 2018. This case is unrelated to Michigan’s first case which occurred in March. Both...

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), a total of 144 laboratory-confirmed cases of Cyclospora infection were reported in people who reportedly consumed pre-packaged Del...

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) says 3,139 people have been vaccinated in three Ebola infected health zones of the Democratic Republic of Congo. The overall total stands at 61 cases, including...