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Twenty-one people in three Canadian provinces have been sickened with Escherichia coli O157, or E. coli O157, according to health officials and the culprit appears to be romaine lettuce. Currently,...

In late November, an outbreak of influenza A H1N1 was reported Kumasi Academy Senior High School in Kumasi City, Ashanti Region in central Ghana. At that time, 13 cases of severe acute respiratory...

In a follow-up on the measles outbreak in England, national health officials report the number of cases are growing and the geography is expanding. According to Public Health England (PHE), as of 11 December...

Four people from the town of Nyeri have been hospitalized with suspected anthrax after consuming tainted meat, according to a Daily Nation report. The four, two brothers and two neighbors, are admitted...

Stanislaus County, CA health officials have reported a human case of the mosquito-borne viral disease, St. Louis encephalitis. The male patient in his 70s is the first confirmed human St. Louis encephalitis...

Following the release of new information about Dengvaxia® by Sanofi Pasteur about an increased risk of severe dengue infection several years after vaccination among people who had not been exposed to...

The number of cases of the bacterial equine infection, strangles, has reached 40 to date in 2017, according to the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, with five recent cases reported. As...

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is reporting an overall slight increase in flu activity in the country. Several flu activity indicators were higher than is typically seen for this...

Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare in India, Shri J P Nadda declared Friday that India  is now free from ‘infective trachoma’, and termed this as a momentous achievement. Shri J P Nadda...

Health officials in Wake County, NC have confirmed norovirus as the cause of a number of gastrointestinal illnesses at North Carolina State University (NC State). According to Student Health Services...