With so much attention on the measles outbreak in the northwest, it became easy to overlook the measles outbreaks we were monitoring prior to the New Year. In Rockland County, NY, the outbreak total continues...

Vaccinating laboratory mice with Streptococcus mitis bacteria prevents their virulent sibling, Streptococcus pneumoniae from infecting the mice. The research suggests that vaccination of humans with...

Officials with the Champaign-Urbana Public Health District reported last week of a confirmed measles case that is linked to the University of Illinois. According to health officials, the following locations...

By Robert Niezgoda, MPH The York Teaching Hospital National Health Service Foundation has implemented visiting restrictions in response to a high level of norovirus transmission at York Hospital in order...

Here is a look at some interesting infectious disease and health news, opinion and research reported across the globe: Chief medical officer’s Lyme disease retweet likely violated policy — legal...

Clark County Public Health is continuing its measles outbreak investigation. Since Jan. 1, we have identified 36 confirmed cases and 12 suspect cases. Public Health has also identified one new location...

Japan’s Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry & Fisheries (MAFF) reported the seventh Classical swine fever outbreak since September 2018. According to the MAFF (computer translated), the outbreak...

Medicines for Malaria Venture (MMV) and the Drugs for Neglected Diseases initiative (DNDi) have launched the Pandemic Response Box to provide researchers with free access to 400 diverse compounds...

The Ministry of Health, Wellness and the Environment wishes to report that laboratory testing at the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) has confirmed Dengue Type 3 in Antigua and Barbuda. The total...

By Robert Niezgoda, MPH Since June of 2018, a total of 1,531 cases of Hepatitis A have been confirmed in Ohio with additional cases continuing to be reported in areas of the state. Montgomery and Butler...