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A new prion disease has been discovered in dromedaries in the Ouargla region of Algeria. The study is the result of an international collaboration conducted by a team of researchers from the Department...

Officials with the Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge District Health Unit issued a health advisory Friday after a case of measles was confirmed in a City of Kawartha Lakes resident. The individual reported...

In a follow-up on the multistate outbreak of Shiga toxin-producing E. coli O157:H7 infections, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says epidemiologic evidence collected to date indicates...

In a follow-up on the scarlet fever surge in England since September 2017, Public Health England is now reporting 20,372 cases, an increase of over 8,000 cases in the past month. In addition, the number...

Federal and state health officials announced they are investigating a multistate outbreak of Shiga toxin-producing E. coli O157:H7 infections. This investigation includes E. coli O157:H7 infections...

San Diego County health officials announced today that three wound botulism cases have been reported in the past month. The cases are linked to injecting black tar heroin. Two cases have been preliminarily...

The Ministry of Health of the Mayor’s Office of Bogotá issued an alert in the city due to the increase in pertussis, or whooping cough, according to a LAFM report (computer translated). Since the...

Nigerian health officials recorded eight new confirmed Lassa fever cases in the past week, putting the country’s total to 408 confirmed  and 9 probable cases since the beginning of the year. In...

The Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued a Japanese Encephalitis (JE) alert notice for the whole country after confirming Culex tritaeniorhynchus, the JE vector mosquito, in Busan on...

Public Health France has reported an additional 167 autochthonous, or locally transmitted dengue fever cases during the past week on Réunion Island, bringing the total cases to 755 since the beginning...