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Two of the biggest infectious disease stories will be the feature of the upcoming airing of the Outbreak News This Week Radio show this Sunday–Elizabethkingia anophelis and Lassa fever. Joining...

In response to a request from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Thursday issued an Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) for the Trioplex Real-time...

The Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH) is encouraging expectant mothers to schedule early and regular prenatal care visits to help ensure their children are born healthy and strong. As part...

The Chinese National Health and Family Planning Commission reported today on 23 additional human cases of avian influenza A(H7N9) with onset of symptoms between January 17 and February 19. The patients...

The Hong Kong Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of Health (DH) is today investigating the second imported human case of avian influenza A(H7N9) infection in Hong Kong this year affecting...

A national laboratory in Chantilly, Va., has confirmed a preliminary diagnosis of an extremely rare condition known as Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease (CJD) following a Feb. 15, 2016, diagnostic lumbar puncture...

Key factors that can combine to produce a Zika virus outbreak are expected to be present in a number of U.S. cities during peak summer months, new research shows. The Aedes aegypti mosquito, which is spreading...

Bumble Bee Foods, LLC announced today that it is voluntarily recalling 3 specific UPC codes of canned Chunk Light tuna due to process deviations that occurred in a co-pack facility not owned or operated...

A clinical trial in which volunteers were infected with dengue virus six months after receiving either an experimental dengue vaccine developed by scientists from the National Institutes of Health (NIH)...

The final report into the human metapneumovirus (hMPV) outbreak at Herberton Hospital has found Cairns and Hinterland Hospital and Health Service (CHHHS) responded promptly and appropriately to the issue. The...