Robert Herriman

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While the dengue fever burden has decreased nationwide in the Philippines during the first few months of 2017, the capital city of  Negros Occidental province, Bacolod City has seen a doubling in cases...

The Tampa Bay, FL area jumped eleven spots to be ranked number 11 in the latest Orkin’s list of Top 50 Mosquito Cities. The Tampa/St. Petersburg metro area was joined by four other Florida areas on...

The number of norovirus cases in the Yolo County outbreak now tips the scales at 2091, according to county spokeswoman Beth Gabor via an ABC 10 report Wednesday evening. This is a more thn doubling of...

According to the Health and Family Planning Commission of Shanxi Province, a 66-year-old woman from Datong, Shanxi Province has contracted avian influenza A(H7N9), becoming the first such human case in...

A follow-up on the botulism and norovirus outbreaks in California Botulism outbreak in Sacramento County The California Department of Public Health, in collaboration with Sacramento County Public Health...

While the investigation into the Ebola virus disease outbreak in the northern part of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) continues, several African countries discussed and activated their preparedness...

Taiwan health officials reported the first locally acquired dengue fever case of 2017, according to a recent news release (computer translated). This has prompted health officials to advise the public...

In a follow-up to the cholera crisis in Yemen, officials with the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) have reported 11,000 suspected cases, including 184 deaths since Apr. 27. These numbers...

In all of 2016, the three polio endemic countries of Pakistan, Afghanistan and Nigeria saw a combined 37 wild poliovirus (WPV) cases, plus five   circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus (cVDPV) cases including...

In a follow-up on the mumps situation in North Carolina, officials with the M.S. Shook Student Health Service at Appalachian State University report an additional confirmed case of mumps in a student,...