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Two out of 11 rodents collected in late December from the San Timoteo Canyon at the Norton Younglove Preserve near the city of Beaumont have tested positive for hantavirus. The California Department of...

Speech for the Honorable Minister of Agriculture Animal Industry and Fisheries during communication of outbreak of the Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) outbreak in wild and domestic bird in Uganda...

A family of highly drug-resistant and potentially deadly bacteria may be spreading more widely–and more stealthily — than previously thought, according to a new study from Harvard T.H. Chan...

Drugs used to treat HIV could affect how the body responds to syphilis, inadvertently contributing to a current outbreak, a new study suggests. Syphilis cases in several countries have risen sharply in...

For the first time, researchers have shown that the number of parasites each mosquito carries influences the chance of successful malaria infection. The finding has implications for vaccine development...

Before infecting humans, tick-borne bacteria or viruses first have to get past a tick’s defenses to colonize it. How this occurs is not well understood. To investigate, Yale researchers studied a...

The Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of Health today drew the public’s special attention to the high activity of avian influenza A(H7N9) in Guangdong. Travellers should be on...

A mass measles vaccination campaign began last Friday in Borno, Yobe and Adamawa States in north-eastern Nigeria, in which nearly 5 million children aged from 6 months to 10 years are to be vaccinated. “This...

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) is requiring Genesee County Health Department and McLaren Flint to take immediate corrective action to reduce the risk of future exposure to...

In Ready or Not? Protecting the Public from Diseases, Disasters and Bioterrorism, 26 states and Washington, D.C. scored a six or lower on 10 key indicators of public health preparedness. The report, issued...