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On Wednesday, the Chief Public Health Officer of the Public Health Agency of Canada, Dr. Theresa Tam issued the following statement concerning mumps outbreaks in Canada: Several outbreaks of mumps have...

Canadian health officials reported Wednesday that three people in Ontario who were in contact with pet rats have tested positive for Seoul virus. In addition, Some rats in Ontario have also tested positive...

The mumps outbreak first reported in early February at Cedar Hill High School, when three cases were reported, has grown to 23 infected students and staff, according to Dallas County health officials...

In a report published today by the World Health Organization (WHO), officials outlined their recommendations for the composition of the influenza vaccine for the 2017-2018 northern hemisphere flu season....

The National Ebola Training & Education Center (NETEC), in collaboration with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced today two free workshops offered that will help you deliver...

U.S. Senator and physician Rand Paul was joined by Senators Mike Lee (R-UT) and Ted Cruz (R-TX) in taking a firm, public stand to declare they would accept nothing less than full repeal of Obamacare. In...

Pakistan’s Ministry of National Health Services, Regulations and Coordination has reported cases of chikungunya in the country for the first time. A total of 803 cases have been reported since 19...

WHO today published its first ever list of antibiotic-resistant “priority pathogens” – a catalog of 12 families of bacteria that pose the greatest threat to human health. The list was drawn...

In a follow-up on the ongoing hepatitis E outbreak in Chad, The Ministry of Public Health of Chad has officially declared an epidemic of Hepatitis E in the region of Salamat, south-eastern Chad. The epidemic...

The Fiji Ministry of Health has recorded 143 dengue fever cases since the beginning of the year, according to a Fiji Times report. Health officials note that Western Division has reported the most at 88,...