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Nine people in Minnesota have become ill after handling baby chicks or other newly hatched poultry, such as ducks, turkeys or pheasants, prompting a warning from health officials to wash hands and take...

On 16 June 2016 the National IHR Focal Point of United Arab Emirates (UAE) reported one additional case of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV). Details of the case A 37-year-old, non-national,...

Between 16 and 18 June 2016, the National IHR Focal Point for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia notified WHO of 22 additional cases of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS-CoV). A MERS-CoV outbreak is currently...

Taranaki DHB’s Medical Officer of Health said today that two people who have recently visited New Plymouth have been confirmed with having measles. Medical Officer of Health, Dr Greg Simmons said, “Both...

The Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) reports two new human cases of West Nile virus (WNV), bringing the total to three for 2016. The reported cases are in Hinds and Grenada counties. The first...

Health officials with the City of Midland have noticed a recent increase in infectious gastroenteritis cases and are working to determine whether there is a common source of infection. In recent days,...

Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited today announced that it has dosed the first subject in a Phase 2b field efficacy trial of Takeda’s norovirus vaccine candidate (TAK-214), the only norovirus vaccine...

The Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of Health is today (June 20) investigating a case of Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli (STEC) O157:H7 infection, and hence reminded the public...

Inovio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and GeneOne Life Science, Inc. today announced that they have received approval to initiate a phase I human trial to evaluate Inovio’s Zika DNA vaccine (GLS-5700) to prevent...

Virginia Mason has begun contacting nearly 650 individuals treated in the medical center’s dialysis unit since February 2011 because they may have been near another dialysis patient who was hepatitis...