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In a follow-up on the Lassa fever outbreak in West Africa,  one new laboratory confirmed case was reported from Edo state while 9 new suspected cases were reported from Kano (5 cases) and Bauchi (4 cases)...

Officials with the Niger Ministry of Health  notified the World Health Organization (WHO) of a hepatitis E outbreak in the eastern part of the country. The outbreak emerged on Jan. 9 in the Diffa region when...

The Taiwan Centers for Disease Control (Taiwan CDC) announced last week this year’s fifth measles case in a female flight attendant who resides in northern Taiwan. On April 8, the case developed fever...

Last week, Florida Governor Rick Scott directed the Department of Children and Families (DCF), the Department of Health (DOH) and the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) to meet with communities...

Dallas County Health and Human Services (DCHHS) laboratory confirmed mosquito samples have tested positive for West Nile virus. These are the first positive samples to be confirmed this year. The mosquito...

In a follow-up report on the measles outbreak in Hennepin County, Minnesota, The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) has confirmed five new cases of measles in Hennepin County children, bringing the...

The Chinese National Health and Family Planning Commission reported on 14 additional human cases of avian influenza A(H7N9), including two deaths. The eleven male and three female patients, aged from...

An additional case of measles has been confirmed on the province’s south shore, requiring notification to parents and guardians of students at Hebbville Academy. The current outbreak of measles now has...

Cases of reported sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) syphilis, chlamydia and gonorrhea have risen dramatically in DuPage County since 2000. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report...

In a follow-up to the report of the first measles case reported in Michigan in late March, The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services today announced a second confirmed case of measles in the...