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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...

In a major public health feat, WHO South-East Asia Region has eliminated maternal and neonatal tetanus with all districts across the 11 countries having reduced the cases to less one than per 1 000 live...

The City of Milwaukee Health Department (MHD) has received reports of three confirmed cases of mumps infection in city residents, including area college students and community members. Mumps is...

Fears are growing that a deadly yellow fever outbreak in Angola – which has already spread to Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kenya and China – will continue to spread internationally without...

After three years and 300 patients, George Mason University researchers have proof that their early-detection urine test for Lyme disease works. It’s the largest study of its kind looking at early-stage...

Personal hygiene products such as soaps and toothpastes that contain the antibiotic triclosan do not have a major influence on microbial communities or endocrine function, according to a small, randomized...

A scientific paper released today in the Journal of Antibiotics presents the pre-clinical development of Ramizol®, a first generation drug belonging to a new class of styrylbenzene antibiotics with a...