Approximately 500 million people around the world are infected with the genital herpes virus known as herpes simplex virus 2 (HSV2). A vaccine that could bring an end to this global pandemic is needed...

According to a news report by Urban TV Uganda, 20 people from the various islands across the country are feared to have caught bird flu according to ministry of health spokesperson Vivian Nakalika. Surveillance...

In a follow-up on the yellow fever outbreak in Brazil, through the first 18 days of 2017, 206 suspected and probable cases of yellow fever were reported, including 53 deaths in Minas Gerais state, according...

The Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine today confirmed that it has identified a case of ‘Atypical BSE’ in an 18 year old cow in Galway, through its surveillance of ‘fallen’ animals...

Health officials in New Hampshire are reporting a gonorrhea outbreak after seeing a dramatic increase in cases in 2016. Between 2007 and 2013 there were on average approximately 130 cases per year of...

Scientists have identified a ‘molecular barcode’ in the blood of patients with Ebola virus disease that can predict whether they are likely to survive or die from the viral infection. A team...

Just a week after San Luis Obispo Public Health officials confirmed that an adult resident of the county had measles, officials report a confirmed second case in a baby who had contact with the first,...

Health officials in the central Vietnam province of Quang Nam have announced the deaths of two teens to the vaccine-preventable disease, diphtheria, according to local media. According to Nguyen Van...

A family of highly drug-resistant and potentially deadly bacteria may be spreading more widely–and more stealthily — than previously thought, according to a new study from Harvard T.H. Chan...

The end of a year gives us an opportunity to reflect on the year that was and make lists of things that made an impact in our lives. The positive impact of vaccines on the lives of individuals and families...