Scientists at the University of Southampton have made a significant discovery in efforts to develop a vaccine against Zika, dengue and Hepatitis C viruses that affect millions of people around the world. In...

People who consumed raw milk or raw milk products from one Texas dairy should contact their health care provider immediately, warn health investigators from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...

With an increase in the mosquito-borne viral infections caused by chikungunya in areas of Italy, the National Center for Blood (CNS) of the Higher Health Institute (ISS) suspended donations of blood...

Twenty-two pneumonic plague cases, including five deaths have been reported in Madagascar since August, according to an AFP report via African media. “There have been no deaths since Monday,”...

More than 40 hippopotami in Ruaha National Park have succumbed to the lethal bacterial disease, anthrax, according to a local media report. A spokesman for the south-central sanctuary said this is the...

In a follow-up to a Brucella case reported in Texas last month, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a Health Advisory concerning the investigation. The strain has been identified...

Officials with the Children’s Hospital in New Orleans are reporting a small group children who developed a surgical site infection suspected to be Mycobacterium abscessus post cardiac surgery. The...

According to test results from the annual European Gonococcal Antimicrobial Surveillance Programme (Euro-GASP), resistance levels to the main antimicrobials used for treatment of gonorrhea infection...

Federal and state health officials are investigating a multistate outbreak of Campylobacter infections linked to puppies sold through Petland, a national pet store chain. The outbreak includes 39 people...

With more than 1000 suspected and confirmed cases of cholera including 30 deaths in Borno state as of 07 Sept 2017, World Health Organization (WHO) has intensified its response efforts to contain the...