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For the second time in a month, the Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs and Animal and Plant Health Agency (DEFRA) has reported H5N8 avian influenza in a flock of turkeys at a farm in...

Victoria health reported today that there are two confirmed case of measles who were infectious while at a number of places across Melbourne between 05 and 14 January 2017, prompting the issuance of a...

After reporting 24 strangles cases in 2016, Florida agriculture officials have reported the second and third case of 2017 last week, according to Equine Disease Communication Center (EDCC) alerts. On...

Back in 2010, researchers from the United Kingdom were talking about an enzyme known as NDM-1 (New Delhi metallo-β-lactamase 1), that has found its way from the Indian subcontinent and could potentially...

Chinese health officials reported on two additional human cases of avian influenza A(H7N9) in Guizhou and Hubei provinces. According to the Health and Family Planning Commission of Guizhou Province,...

The Health Bureau of Macao reported late last week of an additional imported human case of avian influenza A(H7N9). This is the second case reported in the past month. The female patient, aged 72 with...

A 57-year-old male who resides in southern Taiwan has been diagnosed with hantavirus hemorrhagic fever, according to the Taiwan CDC. The patient was hospitalized for his illness and since discharged. This...

Officials with New South Wales Health (NSW Health) reported a large increase of the sexually transmitted infection (STI), Lymphogranuloma venereum (LGV), among men who have sex with men (MSM) in the...

In a follow-up on the yellow fever situation in Minas Gerais  in southeastern Brazil, the Brazil IHR NFP provided an update on the event on Thursday informing that a total of 110 suspected cases, including...

The Public Health Agency of Canada announced Friday that along with provincial public health partners, they are investigating an outbreak of Escherichia coli, called E.coli O121.  The source of the...