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The European Union has set up a European Medical Corps (EMC) through which teams and equipment from the EU Member States can be rapidly deployed. 1. What is the European Medical Corps? The European...

This week, U.S. Public Health Service (USPHS) Commissioned Corps officers aided the Genesee County Health Department in clearing a months-long backlog of blood lead level screening results for the Flint...

The following was published by the World Health Organization Friday: These interim case definitions have been developed for the purpose of providing global standardization for classification and reporting...

This Valentine’s Day, a day symbolic of hearts, Marnita Johnson is giving thanks for, literally, a new heart, received just over 7 months ago thanks to the generosity of an organ donor. After a viral...

After a decade of controversy, the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) guidelines for treatment of Lyme disease, first posted in 2006, have lapsed and been removed from the National Guideline...

Travelers should stay informed about Zika virus and other mosquito-borne diseases and consult their local health or travel authorities if they are concerned. Based on available evidence, WHO is not recommending...

An experimental vaccine combined with an innovative way of vaccinating people has resulted in an estimated 100 percent efficacy of the vaccine against the Ebola virus in West Africa — and the approach...

The Alabama Department of Public Health reports the first confirmed travel-related case of Zika virus in an Alabama resident. The positive specimen was from a resident of Morgan County. Tests are being...

State health officials today announced the first Indiana case of Zika virus infection in a non-pregnant resident who recently traveled to Haiti. This individual’s illness, which was confirmed by the...

The Tennessee Department of Health today has received confirmation from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention of the first person in the state to test positive for Zika virus disease. The individual...