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With the number of dengue fever cases topping 105,000 cases and 300 deaths so far in 2017, the Sri Lanka Red Cross Society and the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC)...

Between 1 January 2016 and 21 July 2017, the Romania National Center for Communicable Disease Control and Control has reported 8,246 measles cases and 32 deaths (computer translated). Last week, the...

In the past month in Tanzania, two clusters s of suspected acute aflatoxicosis have occurred in Kiteto District, Manyara Region in the northern part of Tanzania According to a WHO report on the event: The...

Health officials have reported on a single case of Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever (CCHF) was confirmed in a young, 10-year-old shepherd (caring for 26 head of cattle) in Fatick District, Kamsaté, Senegal. The...

President of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), Peter Maurer said, “The great tragedy is that this cholera outbreak is a preventable, man-made humanitarian catastrophe. “It...

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a travel notice for Sri Lanka in light the current dengue epidemic. The Ministry of Health in Sri Lanka has reported 103,114 suspected...

A 10-year-old Venezuelan boy who was hospitalized at the Santo Antônio Children’s Hospital suspected of having pharyngotonsillar diphtheria died Tuesday morning, according to a Globo.com report...

Health officials in Hong Kong reported the cause of a local case of Japanese encephalitis (JE) affecting a male patient who stayed in Grantham Hospital in the entire incubation period–a blood transfusion...

Hawaii  state health officials reported an additional 18 confirmed mumps cases, bringing the total to 172 in 2017 to date. Twelve of the cases are from Oahu, four are from Kauai and two are from Hawaii...

Through July 19, the number of cholera cases reported in Yemen has reached 368,207 suspected cases, including 1,828 deaths since Apr. 27. According to the humanitarian organization, Oxfam, the number...