The Onondaga County Health Department had previously not recommended a third measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) booster vaccination for the Syracuse University (SU) community, but things have changed. Health...

In a follow-up on the officially declared Marburg virus outbreak in Uganda, the World Health Organization (WHO) offered a substantial amount of detail today: On 17 October 2017, the Uganda Ministry of...

An outbreak of the vaccine preventable disease, measles, has struck theQadirabad area of Nushki district in Balochistan province killing eleven children and leaving dozens (40) hospitalized, according...

Toamasina, also called Tamatave, is a port city on the east coast of Madagascar. During the current plague outbreak, a total of 1,297 cases (suspected, probable and confirmed) including 102 deaths (case...

In a follow-up on the Marburg virus outbreak in Uganda, health minister, Dr. Jane Ruth Aceng said, as of today, the cumulative number of cases remains at three, with one confirmed case, one suspected...

Hawaii state health officials have reported 500 mumps cases, including a dozen complications (e.g., orchitis, hearing loss) in 2017 prompting recommendations for an additional “outbreak MMR dose”...

The New York State Department of Health reported an additional confirmed case of Powassan virus, this one in Dutchess County. This recently-confirmed case and three cases in Saratoga County from this...

New statistical simulations suggest that Northern Hemisphere flu pandemics are most likely to emerge in late spring or early summer at the tail end of the normal flu season, according to a new study published...

The large plague outbreak in Madagascar just keeps getting bigger as international health organization remain very concerned. According to the latest numbers from the World Health Organization (WHO),...

Two veterinary students at the School of Veterinary Sciences of the National University of Asuncion in Paraguay have been infected with brucellosis and claim the faculty were aware that the animals were...