Robert Herriman

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In a follow-up on the chikungunya outbreak in southern Thailand, health officials recorded an additional 424 cases during the past week, bringing the total to 1,499 from 17 provinces since the beginning...

The Saudi Arabia Ministry of Health reported an additional four Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) infection today bringing the total to 20 cases in 2019. The most recent cases are...

Officials with the Taiwan Disease Control Department reported Friday (computer translated) on an additional human H9N2 avian influenza case in Mainland China. According to officials, the case was reported...

The Taiwan Disease Control Department announced Friday two new measles cases. One patient is 30 -year-old man who worked in Vietnam and the second is a 50 -year-old woman with no recent history of...

Here are the top five posts on Outbreak News Today for the week Jan. 26 through Feb. 1: 5. Philippines reports 200,000 dengue cases in 2018, 31st Dengvaxia complaint filed over doctor’s death After...

In the Indian Ocean, between Madagascar and the coast of Mozambique sits the archipelago of Mayotte, a Department of France. Health officials have reported (computer translated) an increase in autochthonous...

Ukraine health officials reported an additional 3,279 measles during the fourth week of the year (1,350 adults and 1,299 children), bringing the total to 11,757 people from December 28, 2018 to January...

Schistosomiasis, also known as bilharzia, is a disease caused by parasitic worms. More than 200 million people are infected worldwide. In terms of impact this disease is second only to malaria as the most...

Sri Lanka health officials are reporting 4,825 dengue fever cases through the first four weeks of 2019, according to the Epidemiology Unit of the Ministry of Health. At least two dengue-related fatalities...

The chikungunya outbreak that began last year in southern Thailand continues into the first month of 2019 as country health officials report more than 1,000 cases through Jan. 28. According to the Bureau...