The Philippines Department of Health (DOH), together with the City Government of Parañaque, today officially launched the National Ligtas Tigdas Supplemental Immunization Activity (SIA) to halt the ongoing...

Minnesota state health officials are reporting an increase in sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) in 2017, prompting calls for sexually active people and those who inject drugs to get tested at least...

In a follow-up on the outbreak of illnesses at Western Connecticut State University, University President John B. Clark announced today that Norovirus was identified as the source of the illness that...

Congo Since mid-March, the Congo Ministry of Health reported a suspected cholera outbreak in Likouala Department, located in the northern part of the country. In a related event, health authorities...

The measles outbreak in Okinawa, that was triggered by an imported case from Taiwan in late-March, has grown to 71 cases, according to an update from the Okinawa Prefectural Government today. More than...

In a follow-up on the wound botulism situation linked to injecting black tar heroin in San Diego County, health officials are reporting three additional cases, bringing the total to six in the past month. According...

Health officials in England are reporting an increase in measles cases in 2018, according to a Croyden Advertiser report. So far this year there have been 250 cases of measles reported (with at least...

In a follow-up on the first global report of HLAziR N. gonorrhoeae which is also resistant to ceftriaxone in a United Kingdom man, Public Health England (PHE) reports investigating a UK case of Neisseria...

Measles In the latest update from the Hellenic Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (KEELPNO) this week, officials now report since the beginning of 2017, 2591 measles cases, including three deaths. The...

At the request of the Ministry of Health (MOH), the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has delivered a new batch of measles, mumps and rubella vaccines. Ministry officials report receiving...