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The Maryland Department of Health has presumptively identified the influenza virus strain H3N2v (variant flu) in seven Maryland residents who had close contact with pigs at the Charles County Fair. None...

The La Crosse County Health Department is conducting disease investigation on reported cases of E. coli among La Crosse County residents. Children under age 5 and the elderly are most susceptible to infection. To...

GeneOne Life Science, Inc. announces that it has received approval from the South Korean Ministry of Food and Drug Safety (KMFDS) for an Investigational New Drug application for a Phase I/IIa study of...

More than 40 percent of American teens are now getting vaccinated against human papillomavirus (HPV). But, despite HPV infection being associated with reduced semen quality and lower pregnancy rates,...

Solitary weasel-like animals called tayra might look pretty harmless, but some may actually be incubators for a parasite that causes Chagas disease, a chronic, debilitating condition that is spread by...

Trachoma is the leading infectious cause of blindness worldwide and today the World Health Organization (WHO) announced that the Kingdom of Cambodia and the Lao People’s Democratic Republic have eliminated...

Data released today from the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) show that the HIV epidemic is coming under control in Lesotho. These results add to prior PEPFAR-supported Population-based...

New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets Commissioner Richard A. Ball today warned consumers in Orleans County and the surrounding area not to consume unpasteurized raw milk from the Martin...

Researchers at Houston Methodist have solved a 100-year-old mystery, providing them a possible key to unlock a pathway for treating diseases caused by flesh-eating bacteria. This is timely news, given...

A research team, led by John Graham-Brown at the University of Liverpool, describe three cases in UK dogs with recent history of travel to mainland Europe. They call for vigilance when examining travelled...