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NSW Health is urging people to watch for measles symptoms after two children and a young adult who contracted the disease spent time in the western Sydney suburbs of Auburn and Chester Hill while infectious. The...

The Brazil Ministry of Health (computer translated) puts the confirmed yellow fever cases in the current outbreak at 448, with 144 deaths as of late last week. The outbreak began in December 2016. The...

Singer and actress Selena Gomez made a donation to the Keck School of Medicine of USC to support lupus research. While the singer has been a longtime advocate for health programs and research, this is...

In a follow-up on the multistate outbreak of Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli O157:H7 (STEC O157:H7) infections, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports an additional seven...

The Burundi government declared a malaria outbreak earlier this month after reporting a total of 1,784,965 cases of malaria through mid-March this year. While the entire country is reporting high burden...

In a follow-up on the report on the monkeypox outbreak in the Republic of the Congo, the World Health Organization (WHO) released some updated information last Friday. As of 9 March 2017, a total of...

In a follow-up to the case of Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever (CCHF) reported in Namibia last month, a second CCHF case was confirmed last week in the southwest African country. The second case is a...

Local public health officials have confirmed measles infection in a 6-month-old infant and the infant’s father, both King County residents who had recently traveled to Asia.  The infant and the...

In a follow-up on the increase in Shigellosis cases in southeastern New Mexico,  The New Mexico Department of Health (NMDOH) continues its investigation of a 10-month increase in cases of Shigella sonnei...

The South Western Sydney Local Health District Public Health Unit is advising people who have had diarrhoea not to swim in pools until at least two weeks after they have fully recovered following an increase...