The measles outbreak in Madagascar has grown to a total of 68,912 cases since October, including 926 deaths, the World Health Organization in Madagascar reports (computer translated). This has prompted...

In a follow-up on the salmonella outbreak linked to three Angkor Bakery stores in South Australia, health officials report today that the number of cases of Salmonella linked to this outbreak has risen...

Chagas is a potentially deadly parasitic disease caused by the microorganism, Trypanosoma cruzi. It is transmitted to humans by insects known as kissing bugs, as well as via blood transfusions, organ...

Nigerian health officials continue to report monkeypox cases 18 months after the index case reported in September 2017. In January this year, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) six new suspected...

This past Sunday on the Outbreak News This Week Radio Show, I had the opportunity to talk to founder of the Venezuelan Science Incubator, Alberto E. Paniz-Mondolfi, MD, PhD about the epidemics plaguing...

Today, Dr. Thomas I. Nary, the Director of University Health Services at Boston College (BC) reported that laboratory tests from three patients treated early last week revealed the presence of norovirus. The...

Vietnam Vietnamese media report that the Vietnam Department of Animal Health announced (computer translated) Tuesday that eight African swine fever (ASF), or swine cholera outbreaks in the two northern...

In a follow-up on the mumps situation at a Houston, TX U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) facility, ICE officials are now reporting 27 confirmed cases of mumps in detention facilities across...

Officials with the Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) Preventive Medicine Center are reporting increases in two infectious diseases in 2019–measles and dengue fever. Since the beginning of the year, the...

The measles outbreak in the Philippines continues to rise at breakneck speed. Health officials on Saturday released some updated data which show the 2019 outbreak is some 250 percent higher than last year...