South Dakota officials saw an doubling of Legionnaires’ disease cases in 2018 compared to 2017, reporting 33 cases statewide. This included an increase in the Sioux Falls area, in which 16 people...

In a follow-up on the multistate Salmonella outbreak linked to pet hedgehogs, federal health officials have reported six additional cases in the past two months. A total of 17 people infected with the...

Calgary Alberta Health Services (AHS) has confirmed that an individual with lab-confirmed measles has been in public settings in Calgary while infectious. Individuals who were in the below-noted locations...

The Florida Department of Health in Broward County (DOH-Broward) has reported an imported measles case. The case in Broward was acquired outside of the United States, according to Dr. Paula Thaqi, the...

Through Mar. 27, California health officials have reported 16 total measles cases in nine counties, this compares with 21 cases reported during the whole of 2018. In 2019, two outbreaks linked to patients...

Temple University As of Mar. 27, Temple University Student Health Services report 18 Temple students have tested positive for mumps and 88 are listed as probable. Vaccine clinics were held last week...

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The Asian Longhorned Tick made its appearance in the United States recently and has since been found in a number of states. The emergence of these ticks represent a potential threat for livestock, wildlife,...

Health officials in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) have reported (computer translated) 29 new Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) cases in the past two days, the largest 2-day spike since the outbreak...

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Here are the top five posts on Outbreak News Today for the week of Mar. 23 through Mar. 29: 5. Africa: Plague in DRC, Measles in Madagascar In this post, we look at some ongoing outbreaks on the African...

Here are some current infectious disease news stories from the Philippines: Measles In the Western Visayas, fear over vaccines due to the Dengvaxia debacle are beginning to wane as higher coverage for...