Robert Herriman

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After several years of increases, the number of chlamydia cases dropped in 2013. However, gonorrhea and syphilis infections in the region continued to climb, the County Health and Human Services Agency...

As the investigation into the spike of cyclospora cases in Texas during the past month or so continues, the number of cases continue to rise. As of July 29,  the Texas Department of State Health Services...

The South Jeolla Livestock Sanitation Office reported this weekend that the highly-pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI), H5N8 has been detected at a duck farm in Hampyeong, South Jeolla province.   According...

Measles has resurfaced in the Czech Republic after being eradicated, according to a Mladá fronta Dnes report (computer translated). The airborne virus is not only affecting children, but also middle...

The number of dengue fever cases on Taiwan has nearly doubled 2013 numbers for the same period in 2013, according to the Taiwan Centers for Disease Control (CDC) today. The national health agency reported...

In an article by Daisy Hernandez in The Atlantic Thursday titled, “Northern Virginia: ‘Ground Zero’ for Kissing Bug Disease”, she says that Northern Virginia, home of the most...

Health care providers on the front line of the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreak are out their taking extraordinary risks trying to save lives from this very large and lethal viral outbreak–in fact...

Oregon health officials are reporting an “unusually high number in a short period of time” Q fever cases in Linn and Benton counties, according to a Albany Democrat-Herald report. According...

Officials in Kano state, Nigeria are reporting a cholera outbreak in the northwest parts of the state, which is spreading, according to a Xinhua report Friday. “The outbreak of the disease has been...

In a follow-up to a story earlier this week about an outbreak of Acute Fever and Rash (AFR) on American Samoa, health officials there have now confirmed the cause to be from chikungunya virus. Earlier,...