Benin health officials announced this week of three Lassa fever cases (2 confirmed, 1 probable) reported  in the municipality of Parakou in Borgou Department in the northern part of the country. According...

Erie County, NY health officials have confirmed that a recent international traveler treated at Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital has been diagnosed with measles.  This individual had visited multiple...

Beginning in late 2016, U.S. diplomats and family members stationed in Havana, Cuba, reported a number of sudden-onset symptoms, including dizziness, ear pain and tinnitus. They noted a high frequency,...

Dengue Thai health officials report from Jan. 1 through Dec. 10, 80,065 dengue fever cases have been recorded from all 77 provinces. 107 fatalities have been reported. The top five morbidity rate were...

Since our last report on the chikungunya outbreak, primarily in the southern provinces of Thailand one month ago, the number of cases has quadrupled from 538 to 2,143 cases through Dec. 10. No deaths have...

The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) Ministry of Health (MOH) reports that the number of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) cases has reached 505 (457 confirmed/48 probable). Nearly 300 deaths have been recorded...

In a follow-up on the multistate outbreak of Salmonella infections linked to ground beef produced by JBS Tolleson, Inc., the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports 87 more ill people,...

Black adolescents living in the United States tend to receive the influenza vaccine at significantly lower rates than their white and Hispanic counterparts, according to Florida State University researchers. A...

The University of Otago’s Student Health Services is encouraging students to be immunised against meningococcal disease over the summer break. There has been an increase in meningococcal disease in...

The first study of the burden of listeria in pregnant New Zealanders and their babies has found reassuringly low rates of the infection – indicating food safety warnings are working to prevent unnecessary...