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Since early Sep. 2017,  Namibia has reported 643 hepatitis E cases, including 50 that are laboratory confirmed. Three women died post-delivery. Most cases have been reported from informal settlements...

Cases of the sexually transmitted infection, syphilis, has tripled between 2011 and 2017 in Argentina, according to data from the Ministry of Health. In 2011, Argentina saw 3,875 syphilis cases and...

South Korea health officials have reported an additional 38 confirmed norovirus cases since our last report Saturday, bringing the outbreak total to 177. According to the Korea Centers for Disease Control...

One human H7N9 avian influenza case was reported in Zhongshan City, Guangdong province, China, according to a Guangdong Provincial Health and Family Planning Commission news release Saturday (computer...

A suspected anthrax outbreak in the Black Sea coast city of Trabzon, in northeastern Turkey has affected 73 people, killing one, according to the Turkish news source, Hurriyet Daily News. A anthrax-tainted...

The Northwestern Health Unit (NWHU) has been notified of cases of mumps in some communities in the region. Mumps is a viral illness that can be prevented by vaccination. There is no treatment for mumps. The...

During a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) flu outbreak update Friday, CDC Acting Director Dr. Anne Schuchat gave us the news nobody wanted to hear–the latest tracking data indicate...

In a follow-up on the Mombasa, Kenya chikungunya outbreak, health officials report today that the outbreak has been contained. The outbreak that started in mid-December 2017 resulted in 453 cases, of...

Officials with the Zamboanga City Health Office 101 suspected measles cases in January, which represents a significant increase (1343 percent) compared to Jan. 2017, according to a Zamboanga Today report. Sangali...

Allegheny County health officials reported a confirmed measles case in an Allegheny County resident. The resident diagnosed with measles was potentially contagious from January 17-25, 2018. During that...