By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Officials in Timor-Leste, an island country just north of Australia, became the 10th country to reported an outbreak of African swine fever (ASF). According to a...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Health officials in France have reported two locally-transmitted dengue fever cases from two departments in the past week. In Alpes-Maritimes department in southeast...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews North Carolina state health officials have reported seven confirmed mumps cases at two schools–Elon University and High Point University. Officials are working...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Officials with the Florida Department of Health in Miami-Dade County reported an additional local transmission of dengue fever. This brings the total in Miami-Dade...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Los Angeles County health officials reported an additional confirmed case of measles in a resident who recently traveled and became ill with measles shortly after...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The dengue fever outbreak occurring in Central America is “unprecedented”, according to Head of Health at  International Federation of Red Cross and Red...

By Candess Zona-Mendola of MakeFoodSafe The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services has announced an outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease potentially linked to the Mountain State Fair in...

Scientists have confirmed for the first time that bacteria can change form to avoid being detected by antibiotics in the human body Studying samples from elderly patients with recurring urinary tract infections,...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Maryland state health officials report  investigating a cluster of salmonella infections in individuals who all reported eating at Moby Dick House of Kabob restaurant,...

A new type of vaccine that can be stored at warmer temperatures, removing the need for refrigeration, has been developed for mosquito-borne virus Chikungunya in a major advance in vaccine technology....