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The Florida Department of Health (DOH) reported three additional locally acquired Zika virus cases Friday. Two of the cases had samples collected in October as part the ongoing investigation and results...

The South Pacific Ocean nation island chain of Vanuatu has had an increase in dengue cases since November that exceeds the trends in recent years. The island country has reported 919 suspected and 142...

World Leprosy Day is annually observed around the world on the last Sunday of January. The day was initiated in 1954 by French philanthropist and writer, Raoul Follereau, as a way to raise global awareness...

Colorado public health officials are expressing concern over an increase in mumps cases seen early in 2017. So far this year, 14 cases have been reported in Colorado. That nearly matches the 17 cases...

New Jersey health officials have issued a health alert after measles was confirmed in a Hudson County man who contracted the disease while traveling abroad. The New Jersey Department of Health (DOH) says...

Kansas is now experiencing widespread influenza activity, with increased influenza cases seen in most regions of the state. Reports of outbreaks in long-term care facilities, schools and day cares have...

Since June 2016, at least 24 countries in the WHO European Region have reported outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) A(H5N8) virus in wild birds and domestic poultry. At least 3 of these...

The Health and Family Planning Commission of Henan Province reported that two male patients infected with avian influenza A(H7N9) , aged 59 and 36, have passed away. They were from Luohe and Yongcheng...

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services is supporting the Oakland County Health Division following an increase in the number of identified pertussis cases, commonly referred to as whooping...

Since November 2016 (as of January 23, 2017), 229 human H7N9 avian influenza cases have been recorded in Mainland China. In addition, dozens of fatalities have been reported. Most of these patients reported...