Rockland County Executive Ed Day and County Health Commissioner Dr. Patricia Schnabel Ruppert advise residents to make sure you and your family are up-to-date on your measles vaccinations. Due to additional...

Nineteen months and more than 1,000 cases later, The Hawai‘i Department of Health (DOH) has declared the end of the statewide mumps outbreak. “We are able to declare the outbreak over because there...

A new study shows that babies that are breastfed for at least six months have less antibiotic-resistant bacteria in their gut compared with infants breastfed for a shorter time. In addition, antibiotic...

Valneva SE, a commercial stage biotech company focused on developing innovative lifesaving vaccines, today announced progress in its Phase 1 program targeting a single-shot vaccine against Chikungunya.  The...

During a press briefing today, Director for the National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases at the CDC, Dr. Nancy Messonnier gave an update on the acute flaccid myelitis (AFM) update in...

Health officials in Northern Ireland released sexually transmitted infection (STI) data for 2017 and it shows increase in cases of gonorrhea, herpes and chlamydia, while numbers diagnosed with syphilis...

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Since the beginning of the year through Oct. 15, Bangladesh has reported 7,450 dengue fever cases and at least 17 fatalities, according to the Institute of Epidemiology Disease Control And Research (IEDCR). This...

The Zimbabwe cholera outbreak that began over a month ago continues to grow with 9,116 cases , including 54 deaths as of Friday. Fortunately, the weekly case incidence has been on a downward trend in...

In response to a recent report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on a small but growing population of children are not getting vaccinated, the Infectious Diseases Society of...