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Nigerian health officials are reporting outbreaks of hepatitis E and cholera in two different states in the country. Hepatitis E A hepatitis E outbreak has been reported in the north-east Borno State,...

Sri Lanka has reported nearly 70,000 dengue fever cases through today, including 210 deaths. This compares to approximately 24,000 cases during the same period in 2016. The country’s health minister, Rajitha...

Following the report of the state’s first human plague case of 2017 nearly three weeks ago, health officials in New Mexico have reported two additional human plague cases in Santa Fe County. The...

Helminth infections and tuberculosis are two of the major health care problems worldwide and share a great deal of geographical overlap. Helminth infections are known to influence T cell responses in...

In a follow-up to a report of a mumps outbreak in the greater Boston area earlier this month, the Boston Globe reports two individuals in the Harvard University community have been diagnosed with mumps. The...

Health officials in Ventura County, CA are reporting an unusually high number of Shigella cases in the county. Interviews as part of the investigation has been determined that a number of the cases reported...

Hong Kong health officials reported  a sporadic case of necrotizing fasciitis due to Vibrio vulnificus infection affecting a 49-year-old male with underlying illnesses. He presented with bilateral feet...

After reporting more than 7,000 additional cholera cases in the past day, health officials report the case tally in the Yemen epidemic has reached 200,420 suspected cholera cases, including 1,310 deaths...

A journal article published in the American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene warns the fight against Zika virus (ZIKAV) is not a 100-m race, but rather a marathon in which science and public health...

Zamboanga City health officials are reporting a increase in dengue fever cases prompting them to warn of an imminent outbreak. Based on data from the City Health Office, dengue cases for the months of...