The Maine Centers for Disease Control (Maine CDC) released the end-of-year data for 2017 reportable diseases recently and we find that the three common tickborne diseases–Lyme disease, babesiosis...

A Corvallis, Oregon middle school student is hospitalized and recovering from meningococcal disease, according to to school officials this week. On Sunday, January 14, 2018, a Linus Pauling student was...

Scientists working to control a human outbreak of monkeypox virus (MPXV) in Nigeria performed genetic sequencing of patient samples, revealing that the outbreak likely originated from a source within the...

In just a matter of a few days, the Listeriosis outbreak, described as the ” largest documented listeriosis outbreak South Africa has ever experienced”, has grown by 19 cases, with a new...

In a follow-up in the rapidly spreading diphtheria outbreak in Yemen, Communications and media officer for the World Health Organization (WHO), Ms. Fadela Chaib said at a press briefing Tuesday that...

Yesterday, GeoVax Labs, Inc. announced the publication of its manuscript entitled “A Single-Dose of Modified Vaccinia Ankara Expressing Ebola Virus Like Particles Protects Nonhuman Primates from Lethal...

Some 59 children have died from a combination of measles and malnutrition in the remote Asmat region, Papua province, Indonesia, according to a Daily Sabah report. The Associated Press reports that Indonesian...

Victoria health officials reported today that there has been one confirmed case of measles in Melbourne with the infection likely to have been acquired overseas. The case was infectious while on Emirates...

In a follow-up to a recent recall notice, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and several state health departments announced investigating a...

Four cases of Lassa fever were reported among health care workers in Ebonyi State in southeastern Nigeria, with three passing away from the lethal viral disease, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control...