I recently read a report from India about miners in certain areas of the country coming down with a condition called silicosis. Demand from India’s booming construction industry for granite, sandstone...

In an update on the adenovirus outbreak at the Wanaque Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation in Haskell, health officials reported the ninth in a medically fragile child with respiratory illness. A total...

Quite a number of news organizations reported recently of a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) warning about not dressing your chickens in Halloween costumes (HERE, HERE and HERE for example);...

The number of measles cases are rising quickly in Rockland County as the case tally went from 15 confirmed cases one week ago, to 25 on Friday and as of Sunday, county officials said there are 33 confirmed...

Since the cholera outbreak that started in 2010 after the massive earthquake in Haiti, the Ministry of Health has recorded 819,350 suspected cholera cases, including 9,786 deaths. Health officials say...

Markham, Ontario food company, Sofina Foods Inc Friday recalled Janes brand Pub Style Chicken Burgers from the marketplace due to possible Salmonella contamination. The affected product is described...

On today’s show, I look at a wide range of important infectious disease news to include hepatitis A and the current situation in Florida and Pinellas County in particular. In addition, I look at...

Swiss health officials have reported a Listeria outbreak that began in June 2018, according to an RTS report (computer translated).  The Federal Office of Public Health (FOPH) has identified 12 cases...

In a follow-up on the adenovirus outbreak at the Wanaque Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation in New Jersey, state health officials report that lab tests have confirmed another medically fragile child...

The director of the Research Institute for the Study of Leprosy, Viktor Duyko (computer translated) reports seven Astrakhan patients being treated for leprosy. “Seven new cases have been identified...