Last Friday, the UN held it’s first World Food Safety Day and some staggering figures were released: An estimated 600 million — almost 1 in 10 people in the world — fall ill after eating contaminated...

By NewsDesk   @bactiman63 The World Health Organization (WHO) reports that newly published data reveals that daily, greater than one million new cases of four curable sexually transmitted infections...

From antiquity to modern times, biological agents have been used in warfare and various nefarious uses. My guest today, bioterrorism expert and Senior Lecturer at Western New England University, Lawrence...

Here are the top five posts on Outbreak News Today for the month of April 2019: 5. Hepatitis A outbreak in Sweden: Fresh dates from Iran are the suspected source The Sweden The Public Health Authority,...

Another April 25 has come and gone and the observance of World Malaria Day reveals that progress has essentially stalled in the battle against the vector-borne parasitic disease. The World Health Organization...

Virology blog was the first science website I followed, its been quite a few years now and it was an inspiration to me in using the internet to disseminate information on infectious diseases and up-to-date...

Declare 14 April as “World Day for People Affected by Chagas Disease” A Change.org petition was recently posted by La Federacion Internacional de Asociaciones de Personas Afectadas por la...

Here is a look at some interesting infectious disease and health news, opinion and research reported across the globe: Rockland County Measles outbreak As of April 12, 2019, there are 184 confirmed...

                          Africa: Vaccination levels fall short in several countries Mozambique cholera cases climb, Large vaccination...

Dr. Bernhard Wiedermann with the George Washington University School of Medicine was on C-SPAN Saturday morning to discuss measles and the outbreak and take questions from the viewing audience. How contagious...