Robert Herriman

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Just one day after the Caribbean islands of St.Vincent and the Grenadines confirmed their first cases of chikungunya, another country in the region is reporting the mosquito borne viral disease. The...

April 26, 2014: MERS-CoV update, Chikungunya update LISTEN to podcasts HERE and HERE Guests: Mike Coston, blogger, Avian Flu Diary Charles Simmins, Freelance journalist who covers infectious diseases The...

In a follow up to a story earlier today about a possible measles outbreak in Central Ohio, health officials from the Ohio Department of Health (ODH), Knox County Health Department and the Centers for...

The latest update on the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreak in west Africa was released by the World Health Organization (WHO) today and it shows that there is a cumulative total of 218 clinical cases...

The New Mexico Department of Health (NMDOH) has reported today the first case of human plague of the year in the state and in the United States in a man from Torrance County.  Confirmatory testing...

The Taiwan Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has confirmed another imported human case of H7N9 avian influenza from China travel, according a Focus Taiwan report today. This is the fourth imported case...

Alberta Health Services (AHS) has confirmed a new case of measles in the Calgary Zone, and is advising the public of potential exposure locations. The newest case is an employee of the Asian Buffet restaurant...

The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) said Thursday that three sexually transmitted infections (STI), chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis, are all on the rise in the state and they encourage residents...

Shortly after the Ministry of Health of St. Vincent and the Grenadines reported it was “bracing itself ” for a chikungunya outbreak around the time of World Health Day two weeks ago, the...

In a follow up to a report last month, the number of cases of measles reported in the Philippines has jumped to 21,336 confirmed and suspected cases from Jan. 1 to Mar. 20, 2014, according to the latest...