In Seminole County, Florida, health officials are reporting a Shigella outbreak linked to an Altamonte Springs day care, according to an WFTV report. The numbers of people affected, including children...

The New York City Health Department announced Thursday that it has identified a cluster of Mycobacterium abscessus/chelonae skin/soft tissue infections associated with cosmetic surgery performed in the...

A pair of scientists at The University of Texas at El Paso is one step closer to developing the first ever clinical Chagas disease vaccine. Researchers Rosa Maldonado, Ph.D., and Igor Almeida, Ph.D.,...

The right wing of the 8th floor of the University Hospital of Maracaibo (HUM) has been closed and isolated with 17 employee/patients with suspected or confirmed diphtheria, according to a El Pitazo...

Just months after New Hampshire health officials reported a gonorrhea outbreak, the New Hampshire Department of  Health and Human Services says the state is experiencing an outbreak of syphilis. The...

At least 47 guests at the Weston Hotel in Nairobi have tested positive for cholera, according to a Kenya’s The Nation report. Attendees of a science conference entitled, “The Kenya International...

The 2015 botulism outbreak linked to a church potluck reported in Apr. 2015 in Lancaster, Fairfield County, Ohio accounted for a bulk of the foodborne botulism cases nationally in 2015, according to a...

According to the latest information from UN authorities dated June 19, seventeen cases of circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus type-2 (cVDPV2) have now been confirmed in Syria—16 cases are from Mayadeen...

With the cholera epidemic now 172,286 suspected cases, including 1,170 deaths in Yemen, United Nations agencies said a “race” is under way to contain it. “We see that the numbers are going up,...

In a follow-up on a report of a “pink eye” outbreak in the Dominican Republic, conjunctivitis outbreaks have been documented in five countries and territories of the Americas. According to...