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In a follow-up on the plague epidemic in Madagascar, the National Office for Risk and Disaster Management (BNGRC) has reported the following information as of Oct. 31: The epidemic remains active in...

The good news about the 2017 Madagascar plague outbreak is that experts at the UN and in the country say the outbreak is decreasing. However, “plague season” on the island nation will continue...

San Diego County health officials have reported the 20th fatality linked to the local outbreak of hepatitis A that has affected 536 people this year. County officials say the outbreak has primarily affected homeless...

An outbreak of STEC- Shiga Toxin-Producing Escherichia coli (E. coli) has hit the Marine Corps Recruit Depot (MCRD), San Diego where some 5500 recruits are currently in training. On Oct 31, MCRD San...

The number of plague cases have topped 1800 in Madagascar, including 1,111 pneumonic plague cases, according to new data released by WHO. From 1 August to 30 October 2017, a total of 1,801 suspected cases...

In an update on the brucellosis outbreak reported among students at a Paraguay veterinary school, an Ultima Hora report Monday (computer translated) states that two additional cases have been confirmed,...

Health officials in Saint Lucia, an island located in the eastern Caribbean Sea, have noted an increase of the bacterial infection, leptospirosis, and have advised the public. Officials say that although...

In an update to the multistate outbreak of multidrug-resistant Campylobacter infections linked to Petland pet store puppies, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports an additional...

In a follow-up on the locally-acquired malaria situation in Cape Verde, or Cabo Verde, the total number of cases reported in the city of Praia on Santiago Island has climbed to 343, including 40 new...

While plague cases continue to be reported in Madagascar, health officials say the situation is improving as evidenced by 16 previously affected districts reported no new confirmed or probable cases of...