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A cholera outbreak was declared in South Sudan in June 2016 and resulted in 20,000 suspected cases and 436 deaths through Dec. 2017–the longest and largest cholera outbreak the country has seen. After...

A new report from the National Center for Health Statistics of the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) published this week shows that rates of herpes simplex virus type 1 (HSV-1) and herpes...

In a follow-up on the measles outbreak in Limerick, in mid-west Ireland, health officials report six additional confirmed cases, bringing the total to 10 since the beginning of the year. Officials say...

The Ministry of Health updated on Wednesday the information provided by the state health departments on the situation of yellow fever in the country. During the monitoring period (from July 1, 2017 to...

For the period between Jan. 2017 and Jan. 2018, 952 measles cases were reported in Venezuela (732 by laboratory and 220 by epidemiological link), according to UN officials. Most of the cases are from...

Brazil health officials are saying that at this time, there is no confirmed record of urban yellow fever in the country.  This comes as authorities investigate case of yellow fever in São Bernardo...

In a follow-up to a report on the measles outbreak in Ukraine,  the Ministry of Health of Ukraine (computer translated) puts the outbreak case tally at 3,554 in January– 1,165 adults and 2,389...

Health officials in England are advising parents to be aware of the signs and symptoms of scarlet fever upon reporting substantial increases of the bacterial illness across the country. The latest Health...

A 48-year-old Swiss male farm worker tested positive for swine influenza A(H1N1)v virus, the World Health Organization (WHO) reports. On Dec. 20, 2017, he presented with mild acute respiratory symptoms...

For the first 28 days of 2018, Nigeria has reported a total of 297 suspected cases and 22 deaths (case fatality rate 7.4%). Cases have been reported from 13 active states (Anambra, Bauchi, Benue, Delta,...