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On the same day The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) voted that live attenuated influenza vaccine (LAIV), also known as the “nasal...

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Two additional cases of Hepatitis A have been diagnosed as part of the ongoing outbreak, with all cases have links that can be traced back to Ysgol Glyn Gaer in Caerphilly, where the first patients were...

Sanofi Pasteur, the vaccines division of Sanofi, announced today that its quadrivalent influenza vaccine VaxigripTetra™ obtained a positive end of procedure from the German Reference Member State Paul...

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HSE Public Health Departments and the Health Protection Surveillance Centre (HPSC) are currently investigating an ongoing measles outbreak in different parts of Ireland. Outbreak control teams have been...

The Norwegian Veterinary Institute, or Veterinærinstituttet, announced a case of the prion disease, Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD), in a young, pregnant moose from Selbu in Sør-Trøndelag near the...

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The Health Service Executive (HSE) Public Health Departments and the Health Protection Surveillance Centre (HPSC) are currently investigating an ongoing measles outbreak in different parts of Ireland....

ALEPPO EVIL DOESN’T CARE ABOUT ALLAH’S WILL In the age of unknown microbes and deadly diseases caused by them, terrorism has a lot of different possibilities for any kind of asymmetric war. One of...

The risk for Zika infection, particularly in pregnant women, has many people taking stands on travel and events to areas where Zika is prevalent, and even to places where local Zika has yet to be seen. The...

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Public Health Wales reported two additional Hepatitis A cases in the Caerphilly area today. Both new cases have an association with pupils in Glyn Gaer school. One of the new cases is a pupil at Ysgol...

There are a plethora of potential infectious diseases one could contract while traveling in Brazil; however, the risk differs depending on where in Brazil you are visiting. The 2016 Summer Olympics in...