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In a follow-up on the measles outbreak in the Vancouver, Washington area, an additional two confirmed cases were reported in children, bringing the outbreak total to 16. In addition, five additional suspected...

In 1986, an estimated 3.5 million human Guinea worm disease cases annually in 21 countries in Africa and Asia. Yesterday, the Carter Center reported that the annual case tally has dropped to 28 in...

In a follow-up on the measles situation in Clark County, Washington, health officials are now reporting 14 confirmed cases and three suspected cases, all among children. One child required hospitalization...

Pampanga Northwest of Manila in the Philippine province of Pampanga, health officials have declared the province malaria-free. “Pampanga is now included among the provinces in the country without any...

Biopharmaceutical company focused on developing new antibiotics for difficult-to-treat bacterial infections, Acurx Pharmaceuticals announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has granted...

Here is a look at some interesting infectious disease and health news reported across the globe: Canada-wide Hep A and Hep B vaccine shortage A Canada-wide shortage of hepatitis A and B vaccines is a...

In 2018, Ukraine saw an astounding 54,000 measles cases and 16 fatalities. As 2019 begins, it appears the measles problem continues in Ukraine as health officials has already reported 5,059 measles cases...

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (Public Health) confirms one case of measles in a person who visited the cities of Malibu, Santa Monica and Pasadena while infectious between December...

Health officials on the Pacific island of Palau are reporting an outbreak of dengue fever. According to the Ministry of Health, the first ever laboratory confirmation of two cases with dengue serotype-3...

In a follow-up on the measles situation in New South Wales, Australia, health officials have reported four additional cases in the past week, bringing the total to seven in January. The fourth case was...