Cases of three sexually transmitted diseases (STD), chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis, continue to rise in San Diego County, according to health officials. In fact, increases have been reported for the...

Health officials in Los Angeles County are reporting the first human case of Saint Louis encephalitis (SLEV) in the county since 1997. The patient is an elderly resident of San Fernando Valley who became...

A Syracuse University student has been diagnosed with bacterial meningitis, according to Karen Nardella, M.D., Medical Director with Syracuse University Health Services. The student has since left...

In China, the twenty-first human case of avian influenza A(H5N6) since 2014 has been reported in a 22-year-old man from Guangzhou in Guangdong. The patient developed symptoms on September 25 and was...

When a patient presents with signs and symptoms suspicious for a tick-borne illness, medical providers in central North Carolina regularly test for Lyme disease and Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever, but often...

In a follow-up on the plague cases reported in Madagascar, as of 27 September 2018, a total of 25 cumulative cases including five community deaths (case fatality ratio 20%) have been reported. Six of...

The Zimbabwean government says the cholera outbreak in Harare is largely under control, with no new infections and the death toll remaining at 49 since Wednesday last week. In his latest epidemiological...

A South African hospital says nine newly born children died of ‘Necrotizing Entercolitis’, an infective condition that causes the inflammation of the gut. Rahima Moosa Acting Chief Executive Officer...

In Nigeria, three new cases of circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus type 2 (cVDPV2) cases were reported this week, bringing the total number of cVDPV2 cases in 2018 to eleven. These latest reported cases...