Robert Herriman

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As of this morning, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have issued a yellow fever outbreak notice for certain areas of Brazil. Southern Brazil states like Rio Grande do Sul and Sao Paolo...

It has been reported by Stars and Stripes on Friday that 6 U.S. soldiers serving in Haiti during the relief effort after the devastating earthquake. One of the soldiers was so severely ill that he was...

Since January 1st, there have been 669 cases of measles in the Philippines with health authorities declaring outbreaks in several areas according to health secretary Esperanza Cabral. Outbreaks have been...

It has been reported that a Celebrity Cruise ship that departed Charleston, South Carolina last week has been trying to manage a gastrointestinal disease outbreak. The latest numbers are that over 400...

According to a study released in the Archives of Internal Medicine, health care-associated infections affect nearly two millions hospitalizations annually. Researchers from Resources for the Future, the...

As reported in a Food and Drug Administration press release, Lovin Oven, the manufacturer of Health Valley Granola bars has performed a voluntary recall on several of its flavors. The voluntary recall...

In recent days, several publications have reported concerns of a tapeworm that has been found in two-thirds of wolf carcasses in Idaho. Similar prevalence has been seen in other states like Montana. The...

In a news report in the Arizona Daily Star, the Pima County Health Department is alerting residents to be on the lookout for the symptoms of measles and to review their vaccination records. This alert...

In a news release by Consumer Reports, lab analysis of packaged leafy greens found that coliform and enterococci bacteria; common indicators of poor sanitation and fecal contamination, were isolated in...

According to a report in the JoongAng Daily, Korean scientists have discovered the larva of the Asian tiger mosquito, a vector of the dengue virus, on the southern island of Jeju. According to scientists...