A spokesperson from the Riga Eastern Hospital said two people in Latvia are suspected to have tick-borne encephalitis (TBE), according to the Latvian Information Agency (LETA) (computer translated). These...

In a follow-up on the botulism outbreak in Sacramento County, California, The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) tested and confirmed that nacho cheese sauce that was sold at the Valley Oak...

Since the beginning of the year through May 7, Niger has reported 3,037 meningococcal meningitis cases, including 179 fatalities. Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has deployed several emergency teams...

On 20 May 2017, three suspected Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) cases and one death were reported from Muma and Ngay health areas in Likati Health Zone, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), according to a...

In a follow-up on the cluster of acute illness and sudden deaths in Liberia, the World Health Organization (WHO) says the etiology has been established as meningococcal meningitis. Thirteen out of 24...

In an update on the Nigeria meningitis outbreak that began in mid-December 2016, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) reported 14,005 suspected cases from 24 states through May 2017. The death...

According to a new study, patients with sepsis, a life-threatening complication of an infection, had delays approaching one hour in being given antibiotics when seen in emergency rooms that were overcrowded....

In just a matter of a couple days, the number of cholera cases and deaths in Yemen have increased quite dramatically. The World Health Organization country office in Yemen today reported over 29,300 suspected...

Approximately one in four (22.1%) adults prescribed an antibiotic in an outpatient setting (such as a doctor’s office) for community-acquired pneumonia does not respond to treatment, according to a new...

Through integration with a wearable thermometer, the Thermia online health educational tool developed at Boston Children’s Hospital has enabled prediction of seasonal influenza outbreaks in China...