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A study published in PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases presents a cost-effectiveness tool that can help guide decisions regarding resource allocation to fund interventions targeted at curtailing the ongoing...

Phase 1 clinical trial to test a hookworm vaccine to occur in endemic area of Brazil Researchers from the George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences received a $2.1 million...

LISTEN: Lyme disease expert talks diagnosis, treatment and ‘chronic Lyme’ The examination of autopsied brain tissues from patients who died of serious neurological conditions has revealed that...

Two additional cases of Legionnaires’ disease have been reported in people who spent time Sydney’s CBD in late April in areas in common with three other recently reported cases, according to NSW Health. All...

The World Bank Group today launched the Pandemic Emergency Financing Facility (PEF), an innovative, fast-disbursing global financing mechanism designed to protect the world against deadly...

A University of Oklahoma team of chemists has developed a new antibiotic formulation to fight the sometimes deadly staph infection caused by methicillin-resistant S. aureus or MRSA and other antibiotic-resistant...

Hawaii health officials have identified a single imported case of dengue on Hawaii Island. Vector control crews have treated the person’s residence and adjacent properties today. There is no evidence...

The Thunder Bay Health Unit is investigating cases of suspected foodborne illness among approximately 160 patrons that attended two functions held at the Valhalla Inn in Thunder Bay on May 14, 2016. To...

To gain a more complete picture of the impact of Zika virus infection during pregnancy, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) today will begin reporting the total number of pregnant women...

Between late December 2015 and early May 2016, the National IHR Focal of South Sudan notified WHO of an outbreak of hemorrhagic fever syndrome. As of 9 May, a total of 51 suspected cases, including 10...