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Health and Food authorities in New South Wales (NSW) are advising consumers who are most vulnerable to Listeria infection such as older persons, and people who have weakened immune systems due to illness...

In an update on the Salmonella outbreak in Colorado linked to two Burrito Delight restaurants, Weld County health officials now report 21 confirmed cases from five counties. Currently, the 21 cases have...

In an update on the diphtheria and cholera outbreak situation in war-torn Yemen, as of Feb. 10, there are 1,032 probable diphtheria cases, including 64 associated deaths, in 161 districts among 20 governorates...

Officials at Smith College in Northampton, MA announced that a student was diagnosed with a bacterial meningitis infection. The student, who resides off-campus, is hospitalized and receiving appropriate...

In a follow-up on the measles outbreak in Limerick City, Ireland, the Health Service Executive (HSE) has confirmed nineteen measles cases in the city since the beginning of the year. There is also a...

South Africa has reported more than 900 confirmed listeriosis cases and 172 deaths in an outbreak that began in the beginning of 2017. The outbreak, described as the largest documented listeriosis outbreak...

Since July 2017, Brazilian health authorities have reported 545 confirmed yellow fever cases and 164 deaths. In January, the Netherlands reported on a imported yellow fever case in the country in a...

Scientists with the Costa Rican Institute of Technology (TEC) report the discovery of a new species of bacteria. “Listeria costaricensis” will be officially named the new species of bacteria...

In a follow-up on the first ever human infection with H7N4 avian influenza reported worldwide in China, the World Health Organization (WHO) released an update with more details. The case-patient was...

The Florida Department of Health (FDOH) announced that its joint investigation with Office of the Attorney General’s Medicaid Fraud Control Unit has led to the arrest of Dr. Ishrat Sohail for Medicaid...