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After reporting four Zika virus infections in Vinh Thanh Commune since end of December, the steering board of disease prevention in the southern province of Dong Nai last week announced a Zika epidemic. Officials decided...

“I predict measles outbreaks in Texas could happen as early as the winter or spring of 2018”: Peter Hotez, MD, PhD- PLoS Medicine October 25, 2016 The Dean for the National School of Tropical...

Social media was on fire this past week as two big anti-vaccination stories circulated the Twitter and Facebook world. The first was the Op-Ed written by the Cleveland Clinic’s Dr. Daniel Neides,...

For the 10th year in a row, Pennsylvania has reported more Lyme disease cases than any other state. And 2016 saw a new record for cases as the Keystone state saw in excess of 12000, nearly 40 percent of...

The number of dengue fever cases reported in Sri Lanka in 2016 was the most seen in a number of years and nearly double 2015 numbers, according to data from the Ministry of Health. Last year, 54,945...

The mumps outbreak in Spokane County, Washington has tripled in the past week with the number of confirmed and probable cases rising from 10 to 31 since we last reported last week. The bulk of the cases...

In a follow-up to a report earlier this week concerning an anthrax outbreak affecting Western Province, Zambia, Western Province Minister Nathaniel Mubukwanu reports at least 17 people have been hospitalized...

Last month in Santa Fe, Argentina, a 14-year-old boy died at the Children’s Hospital because of the infection that developed after a piercing in one of his ears. More recently, a 20-year-old girl...

Professor of Law at UC Hastings College of Law, Dorit Rubinstein Reiss, PhD joined me on Sunday’s Outbreak News This Week Radio Show to talk about a myriad of topics concerning vaccines and the...

In 2016, the number of malaria cases in Venezuela ended up being around 200,000, the most seen in the South American country since 1971, according to a Efecto Cocuyo report (computer translated). The...