Here are the top five posts on Outbreak News Today for the week of Mar. 30 through Apr. 5: 5. Hedgehogs linked to six additional Salmonella cases The CDC reported six additional Salmonella Typhimurium...

Here are the top five posts on Outbreak News Today for the week of Mar. 23 through Mar. 29: 5. Africa: Plague in DRC, Measles in Madagascar In this post, we look at some ongoing outbreaks on the African...

Here is a look at some interesting infectious disease and health news, opinion and research reported across the globe: Unsticking malaria One feature of the most virulent species of malaria parasite, Plasmodium...

The human cost of not getting vaccinated is well known–measles, diphtheria and other outbreaks reported across the globe. All very unnecessary. The history of the success of vaccines is well documented- Nearly...

Here is a look at some interesting infectious disease and health news, opinion and research reported across the globe: NIH Statement on World Tuberculosis Day, March 24, 2019 Tuberculosis (TB) is the...

Here are the top five posts on Outbreak News Today for the week of Mar. 9 through Mar. 15: 5. Philippines: Dengue cases top 40K in 1st two months of 2019 The number 5 post of the week was an update...

Here are the top five posts on Outbreak News Today for the week of Mar. 9 through Mar. 15: 5. Rubella outbreak: CDC updates travel advisory for Japan The US CDC issued an updated travel notice for...

Five years ago, Bill Gates wrote in his blog that the deadliest animal in the world is the mosquito. When it comes to killing humans, no other animal even comes close. According to the World Health Organization,...

Here are the top five posts on Outbreak News Today for the week of Mar. 2 through Mar. 8: 5. Chikungunya outbreak tops 2,000 in Thailand Thailand’s chikungunya outbreak, particularly in the south,...

Here is a look at some interesting infectious disease and health news, opinion and research reported across the globe: Study finds Ebola survivors in Liberia face ongoing health issues Survivors of Ebola...