Health officials in Brazil are reporting two Chagas disease outbreaks in the northern state of Pará. According to a G1 Globo.com report (computer translated), two acute outbreaks of Chagas disease...

The last case of  wild poliovirus type 1 (WPV1) reported in Nigeria was on Aug. 21, 2016 in Borno State. This has prompted Minister of Health, Professor Isaac Adewole to declare recently, “Nigeria...

Since June 28, more than 50 animals (cattle, sheep and equines) spread over 23 distinct zones have died of anthrax in the Hautes-Alpes, according to the Provence-Alpes-Cote d’Azur regional health...

The China National Health Commission reported an additional human case of avian influenza A(H5N6) in Guangxi today. The case involved a 42-year-old man from Laibin in Guangxi. He developed symptoms on...

According to the World Health Organization Regional Office for Europe, over 41,000 children and adults in the WHO European Region have been infected with measles in the first 6 months of 2018. The total...

Chagas disease, caused by infection with a parasite called Trypanosoma cruzi (T cruzi), causes chronic heart disease in about one third of those infected. Over the past 40 years, Chagas disease has spread...

At least five West Virginia University (WVU) football players have been identified with the contagious viral infection, hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD), which has prompted the postponement of Fan...

Hong Kong health officials have reported an additional eight autochthonous, or locally acquired dengue fever cases in the past two days. This brings the total to 15 cases detected in less than a week. The...

In a follow-up on report earlier this week concerning a 49-year-old farmer from Sri Aman Division who contracted rabies, Malaysian health authorities report he died Saturday at Sarawak General Hospital...

European health officials are reporting a Shigella sonnei outbreak among participants of a Rainbow Gathering in the south-east of Poland. Between 5 and 10 August 2018, 45 participants presented with...