Health officials in Manitoba are reporting a syphilis outbreak. There is evidence of heterosexual transmission across the province, with highest rates occurring in the Northern Health Region and the Winnipeg...

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a safety alert today concerning the dosing of the rheumatoid arthritis (RA) drug, Xeljanz and Xeljanz XR. A safety clinical trial found an increased risk...

In a follow-up on the  measles situation in Champaign-Urbana, Illinois, health officials reported two additional cases, bringing the total to four. According to the Champaign-Urbana Public Health District...

Arizona saw some 53 congenital syphilis cases in 2018, including 10 baby fatalities, a dramatic increase from recent years. Of the 53 cases, Maricopa County, in the south-central part of the state and...

In a follow-up on the measles outbreak in the Vancouver, British Columbia area, health officials are reporting two new cases. Both people acquired the infection while traveling abroad. One person lives...

In a follow-up on the measles outbreak in the New York City area, NYC health officials along with Rockland County officials have reported an additional 20 cases since our last report on Feb. 14. 17 additional...

In a follow-up on the measles epidemic in the Philippines, government officials report a total of 12,736 cases through Feb. 24. In addition, the number of deaths in the current outbreak has risen to...

The Department of Health in the region of CALABARZON (Cavite, Laguna, Batangas, Rizal and Quezon provinces) has been one of the hardest hit regions in the Philippines this year when it comes to the measles...

Officials with the Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI) reported three additional wild poliovirus type 1 (WPV1) cases in the past week–one in Afghanistan and two in Pakistan. In Afghanistan,...

Federal health officials reported another cruise ship outbreak this week. According to officials, 91 passengers and crew onboard the Princess Cruises February 8–18, 2019 Island Princess voyage were...