The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a travel notice recently for the country of Somalia because of a polio outbreak there. An outbreak of polio has been reported in Mogadishu...

Alabama Department of Agriculture & Industries Commissioner John McMillan has announced that three horses have tested positive for Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) by the department’s diagnostic...

In a follow-up on the Vibrio parahaemolyticus outbreak linked to conch meat in the Bahamas, Health Minister Dr. Duane Sands says the number of confirmed cases has risen to 27, according to local media. In...

myLymeTest™, supplier of home sample collection kits for direct-to-consumer Lyme disease testing, has expanded distribution into Canada as part of the company’s continuing efforts to bring simple,...

Toronto city health officials received laboratory confirmation that an adult resident in Toronto has tested positive for West Nile virus. This is the first human case testing positive for West Nile virus...

The Wyoming Department of Health (WDH) is reminding Teton County residents and others across the state to take steps to prevent tularemia after an infected animal was found recently in the Wilson area. A...

More than 250 confirmed and probable Candida auris cases have been reported in the United States since July 31, 2017. As of June 30, 2018, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) put the...

The World Health Organization (WHO) fully supports China’s National Drug Administration’s (NDA’s) actions to withhold the problematic batches of rabies vaccine and ensure they are not placed on the...

Norway health officials are reporting a positive rabies case in a reindeer from Ny-Ålesund in Svalbard. The Governor of Svalbard received a report of a sick reindeer on July 16th. The reindeer was...

The Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security is offering an expenses-paid fellowship for emerging biosecurity leaders from around the world to attend SynBioBeta 2018: The Global Synthetic Biology Summit and...