The current Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreak in North Kivu Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), close to the DRC-Uganda border was declared on August 1. As of 25th September 2018, a total...

Madagascar health officials reported in an update Wednesday that the plague case count has now risen to 22 cases in 10 districts from August 1 to September 24, 2018. To date, five deaths have been reported. The...

In a follow-up on the multistate outbreak of Vibrio parahaemolyticus infections linked to fresh crab meat imported from Venezuela, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said yesterday...

Following a particularly severe 2017-2018 influenza (flu) season with a record-breaking estimated 900,000 hospitalizations and more than 80,000 deaths in the U.S., the National Foundation for Infectious...

Tetanus is a very serious, potentially fatal disease that typically occurs in people who have not been vaccinated. In this short Q&A, I talk to Associate Professor of Infectious Disease and International...

According to the recently released 2017 Michigan Annual STD Summary Report, cases of chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis all increased last year. This growth mirrors national trends published in a Centers...

An increase in invasive meningococcus W infections in Dijon and Genlis has prompted officials with the Regional Agency for Health (ARS) Bourgogne Franche Comté to organize a campaign of vaccination...

After the confirmation of a yellow fever case last month, the Republic of Congo, in collaboration with the World Health Organization (WHO) and partners started today a vaccination campaign to control the...

Transmitted by the bite of the tsetse flu (Glossina spp.), African trypanosomiasis, of sleeping sickness is a serious infection caused by microscopic parasites of the species Trypanosoma brucei. Although...

A measles alert has been issued by NSW Health this week in the South Western Sydney area. An individual who recently traveled to and returned from South-East Asia has been diagnosed with the highly contagious...