By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Democratic Republic of Congo: Ebola Virus Disease – External Situation Report 67 Over the last three months, there has been a steady decrease in confirmed cases...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Measles in Fiji To date the measles outbreak is confined to the Serua/Namosi Subdivision, and specifically the Wailali Settement in Wainadoi. A Measles Taskforce has...

Rabies in the Americas (RITA) has announced an upcoming webinar scheduled for November 1, from 9 am-1230 pm CDT, which will go over recent World Health Organization (WHO) recommendations on human rabies...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Nine patients and two staff with Norovirus symptoms at Limerick hospital THERE ARE two confirmed cases of the winter vomiting bug at a Limerick city hospital following...

By Dr. Steven Q. Simpson Sepsis is a public health crisis in the United States and around the world. There is no doubt about it. Each year, an estimated 270,000 people in the U.S. die from sepsis and another...

Written by: Sarah Gehrke, MSN, RN Dengue is a re-emerging public health concern with two-fifths of the world population being at risk of infection. It is a mosquito-borne viral infection primarily transmitted...

By Taryn Chapman at The Vaccine Mom Pockets of unvaccinated people have left many children exposed to the most contagious and potentially deadly disease–the measles. I’m going to add some interesting...

By Taryn Chapman at The Vaccine Mom Here in America, as in many countries around the world, we are seeing large outbreaks of the measles due to falling vaccine rates. It’s all over the news—what...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo declared a Public Health Emergency of International Concern WHO Director-General Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus today...

By Glenn Laverack, PhD Disease outbreaks present a unique set of circumstances that require fast and innovative strategies to ‘think outside the box’ and to ‘think ahead’ to better work with communities. Disease...