Robert Herriman

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A anthrax outbreak among humans and livestock is being reported from the coastal town of Petit-Goâve southwest of the Haitian capital of  Port-au-Prince, according to a Haiti Libre report today. Based...

As South Sudanese refugees poured into Ethiopia over the past two years, the Ethiopian government has been battling an outbreak of hepatitis E at three of the border refugee camps. Ethiopia is home to...

Last week, the Florida Department of Health in Pinellas County issued an advisory after reporting an increase in the protozoan parasite, Cryptosporidium, in the area. On Thursday, the City of Tarpon...

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has verbally confirmed they have modified the full clinical hold placed on Tekmira Pharmaceutical’s TKM-Ebola Investigational New Drug Application (IND) to...

Two new wild poliovirus-1 (WPV-1) cases were reported in Cameroon, according to the Global Polio Eradication Initiative. The two cases are from a refugee camp in the east of the country, among refugees...

In a follow-up to the story of a Spanish missionary priest who contracted the deadly Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in Liberia who was airlifted and transported back home, is in stable condition, according...

In a follow-up to a report two weeks ago concerning the discovery of chikungunya in American Samoa, The American Samoan Department of Health is now confirming more than 300 cases of the mosquito borne...

The Harris County Public Health & Environmental Services (HCPHES) Mosquito Control Division has scheduled an aerial spray operation for Thursday evening, August 7, 2014 for portions of northeast and...

A Spanish monk infected with Ebola contracted in Liberia is en route to Madrid for treatment of the virus, according to the Spanish news source, El País, (computer translated). Miguel Pajares is being...

In an effort to control the bacterial disease, leptospirosis, Olongapo City health officials have begun a campaign to eliminate rats–by paying the public cash for dead rats.   According to...