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In response to a recent report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on a small but growing population of children are not getting vaccinated, the Infectious Diseases Society of...

Researchers have developed techniques to detect Lyme disease bacteria weeks sooner than current tests, allowing patients to start treatment earlier. The findings appear in the journal Clinical Infectious...

The Walter Reed Army Institute of Research (WRAIR) this week administered the first vaccine in a Phase 1 clinical trial to evaluate the safety and immunogenicity of a Marburg vaccine candidate in healthy...

The Hong Kong Centre for Health Protection (CHP) reports investigating a cluster of invasive Burkholderia cepacia infection affecting nine persons who had a history of injecting drugs. The affected...

Wyoming state veterinarian, Dr. Jim Logan, has been notified by the Wyoming State Veterinary Laboratory and the National Veterinary Services Laboratory that there is a new case of Brucellosis in a cattle...

The New York State Department of Health is advising parents/guardians, other caregivers and health care providers to be aware of the signs and symptoms of enterovirus EV-D68, which has now been confirmed...

The Philippines’ highly politicized response to newly-reported risks of a dengue vaccine led to a dramatic drop in public trust in vaccines overall, according to new research published in Human...

In a follow-up on reports of flea-borne typhus in southern California HERE, HERE and HERE, the Los Angeles Department of Public Health (Public Health) reminds residents to take action to protect themselves...

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that each year in the United States, about 9.4 million people get ill from 31 known foodborne germs. These illnesses lead to about 56,000...

Acetaminophen is a common pain reliever found in every pharmacy. However, it is also the No. 1 cause of acute liver failure in the United States. In the liver, acetaminophen is converted into a new compound...