Health officials in Duval and Nassau counties reported additional human West Nile virus (WNV) cases, prompting the issuance of mosquito-borne illness alerts on Monday. The Florida Department of Health...

The seasonal flu is caused by different subtypes of Influenza A virus and typically leads to the death of half a million people each year. In order to better understand this virus and how it spreads, University...

The New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and the Town of Hampton are winding down their investigation into an outbreak...

The Madagascar Ministry of Health reported (computer translated) yesterday of nine suspect cases of human plague, including two deaths in four regions since August 1. The deaths include a pneumonic plague...

The Islamic Republic of Iran prepared a dossier on the elimination of trachoma as a public health problem which provided information on the current epidemiological situation of trachoma in the country...

US federal health officials reported today that 2,173 laboratory-confirmed cases of cyclosporiasis were reported by 33 states in people who became ill during May–August without a history of international...

Tom Inglesby, MD, director of the Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security commented today on the National Biodefense Strategy released by the Trump Administration earlier today: “I am impressed...

The Sudan Federal Ministry of Health has reported more than 6,200 chikungunya cases in the current outbreak in Sudan’s northeastern state of Kassala, according to a Radio Danaga report last week. However,...

At least 63 confirmed cases of malaria have been notified in the last four weeks in the epidemiological surveillance system, 75 percent of which correspond to the focus located in neighborhoods of Santo...

UT Southwestern researchers today report the first use of CRISPR genome-wide screening to identify a gene that helps cells resist flavivirus infection. That nasty class of pathogens includes West Nile...