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Minnesota state and local health officials are investigating two Legionnaires’ disease cases in residents at the SilverCreek on Main facility in Maple Grove. SilverCreek provides memory care,...

The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) has confirmed the first human West Nile virus-related death in Illinois for 2017.  A Kankakee County resident who tested positive for West Nile virus died...

In a follow-up to a report last Friday on the pneumonic plague outbreak in Madagascar, the World Health Organization (WHO) offered up an updated case count and additional details surrounding the occurrence...

In California, hepatitis A outbreaks have been seen in Santa Cruz and more notably, San Diego County this year. Now, officials in Los Angeles County have declared a local outbreak of hepatitis A with...

Washoe County (NV) health officials are reporting the first human hantavirus case since 2006. The patient is a resident of south Reno. “Hantavirus is transmitted by rodents, most likely the common deer...

European health officials have reported a typhoid outbreak that has sickened at least four people since the summer that has been linked to the European Rainbow gathering that took place in Tramonti di...

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Nigerian health officials have confirmed a yellow fever case in a young girl in Oke Owa Community, Ifelodun Local Government Area of Kwara State. The State Epidemiology Team has begun an investigation...

The Salvadoran Institute of Social Security (ISSS) confirmed the deaths of two people from the bacterial infection, Vibrio vulnificus, according to a local media account (computer translated). According...

The Costa Rican Health Ministry issued a health alert last week due to malaria outbreaks reported in neighboring Nicaragua and the first autochthonous transmission of malaria in the country since 2012. According...