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Filarial worms are long thread like worms that live in the tissue and body cavities of vertebrates. Their eggs mature into tiny larvae called microfilariae. There are at least eight filarids that are of...

Researchers at Vanderbilt University Medical Center and their colleagues are a step closer to developing a broadly effective antibody treatment against the three major Ebola viruses that cause lethal disease...

Lyme disease is the most common vector-borne human infection in England and Wales. As elsewhere in northern Europe, the spirochaetes (Borrelia burgdorferi) are transmitted by the hard bodied tick, Ixodes...

The strategy used by the Oropouche virus to replicate in human cells has been described for the first time by researchers at the University of São Paulo (USP) in Brazil and international collaborators...

Twenty-nine cases of monkeypox have been detected in the Central African Republic (CAR) since the outbreak was confirmed in March. The WHO said since the beginning of 2018, recurrent monkeypox outbreaks...

Correction: There are 42 contacts, not suspect cases. There are 2 confirmed cases as of the time of this report. The World Health Organization (WHO) says 42 suspected cases of Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic...

A patient that recently returned from a medical missionary trip to the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has tested negative for Ebola, according to officials with the Colorado Department of Public...

In a follow-up on the typhoid fever situation in El Salvador this year, health officials continue to see a rise in cases significantly higher than what was reported in 2017. According to a La Prensa...

The Boston Public Health Commission (BPHC) alerted the public of a potential measles exposure at two Boston locations, after receiving notification of a confirmed case of measles on Friday. Anyone who...

The Ministry of Health of Malaysia (MOH) is reporting that a child has died suspected of Hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD) on Saturday. The 2-year 5-month-old child is from Kampung Pangtray, Daro...