The Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) reports there were 31,779 cases of chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis diagnosed in 2017, an increase from 29,716 reported in 2016. The most significant increase...

Pinellas County, Florida health officials have identified four additional cases of measles in unvaccinated people since the first one was announced on Aug. 13. The number of cases in the county now stands...

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a new travel alert yesterday for Brazil due to an outbreak of measles. As of August 4, 2018, health officials in Brazil have reported over 5,000...

Hong Kong health officials reported the 27th locally acquired dengue fever case yesterday in a 47-year-old female patient with underlying illnesses. It is reported that she lives in Tsui Chuk Garden...

In an update on the hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD) outbreak in Malaysia this year, health officials have reported a 127 percent increase in cases over 2017 for the same period. From Jan.1 –...

Watertown, MA biopharmaceutical company, Tetraphase Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announced Monday that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted approval of XERAVA™ (eravacycline) for the treatment...

Pfizer Consumer Healthcare, a division of Pfizer Inc., is voluntarily recalling one lot of Children’s Advil® Suspension Bubble Gum Flavored 4 FL OZ Bottle because of customer complaints that the...

Highlights Last year, the number of STD diagnoses reported to CDC surpassed the previous record set in 2016 by more than 200,000 cases 2017 marks the fourth consecutive year of STD increases Since 2013,...

The number of Rubella, or German measles cases in Japan has increased this year, particularly in the Tokyo metropolitan area, prompting calls for vaccination in the country. According to the Japan National...

The City of Houston Health Department announced that they are investigating a suspect measles case in a toddler that recently traveled overseas. This case is currently pending laboratory confirmation....