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On February 7, 2017, the Hong Kong Centre for Health Protection (CHP) recorded a sporadic case of necrotizing fasciitis due to Vibrio vulnificus infection affecting a 75-year-old male with underlying illnesses. He...

The Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA) has been notified of two confirmed cases of Equine Herpes Myeloencephalopathy (EHM), caused by equine herpes virus 1 (EHV-1), according...

Leprosy awareness is coming to elementary schools this summer in the Central Visayas region of the Philippines in an effort to eliminate the stigma and discrimination of this disease. According to a Philippine...

While malaria incidence has dropped in countries in the Caribbean and Central and South America since the turn of the century, UN health officials are reporting an increase in malaria transmission in certain...

Secretary of Health Dr. Karen Murphy announced that one pet rat in a Pennsylvania home-based breeding facility has tested positive for the Seoul virus. The infected Pennsylvania rat was purchased from...

The District of Columbia Department of Forensic Sciences Public Health Laboratory (DC-PHL) has been providing Zika virus testing for patients seen by DC health care providers since January 2016. On Dec....

Health officials in El Paso County, Colorado have confirmed that a rat breeding facility in in the county is linked to a multistate outbreak of Seoul virus. There are two confirmed human cases in El...

The Salt Lake County Health Department (SLCoHD) announced Thursday that it is investigating two confirmed cases of mumps in Salt Lake County. This mumps outbreak joins an unrelated measles outbreak in...

For the first time since 2008, Nova Scotia health officials have reported confirmed measles. In fact, health officials have confirmed three cases of measles in the Halifax area and is advising Nova Scotia...

Victoria Health officials issued a health warning Wednesday concerning mosquitoes and the risk of Ross River virus and other vector borne infections. Residents and visitors to Victoria are being warned...