By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews New Mexico health officials report investigating a suspected case of wound botulism. The patient is currently hospitalized in Albuquerque. This is the third suspected...

By: Candess Zona-Mendola of MakeFoodSafe The Wisconsin Department of Health has announced this week that there are 20 cases of E. coli illnesses in the state – 1 of which has developed a severe complication...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Maryland state health officials are reporting and investigating a cluster of Escherichia coli O157:H7 (E. coli O157) infections. To date, seven cases have been reported. All...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Taiwan Department of Disease Control announced the first case of Severe Fever with Thrombocytopenia Syndrome (SFTS) in the country. According to the news release...

The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) has identified the likely source of the current measles outbreak in Cobb County. Five previously unreported cases of measles in one family in Cobb County...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In a follow-up on the chikungunya outbreak in Ethiopia, nearly 2,000 additional suspected cases have been reported in recent weeks, bringing the outbreak total from...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The World Health Organization says the outbreak of yellow fever which started in Nigeria in September 2017 is ongoing. This year, an upsurge of yellow fever cases...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Last week, the World Health Organization reported that Pakistan is battling one of the worst dengue outbreaks the country has experienced. As of early November, more...

Valneva SE, a biotech company developing and commercializing vaccines for infectious diseases with major unmet medical needs, today announced excellent final Phase 1 results for its single-shot chikungunya...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Health officials in New South Wales (NSW) issued a health alert Saturday after an Illawarra man diagnosed with measles visited a number of locations in the Northern...