In a follow-up on the Escherichia coli O157, or E. coli O157 multi-province outbreak, Canadian health officials have reported and additional nine cases, two additional provinces and a fatality. The...

Denver Public Health reports that new data from the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment show that the number of gonorrhea cases in the Denver metro area has increased significantly among...

While the cholera outbreak appears to be slowing in war-torn Yemen, with the number of cases closing in on 1 million since April, diphtheria has raised it’s ugly head in the country for the first...

According to new estimates published today, between 291,000 and 646,000 people worldwide die from seasonal influenza-related respiratory illnesses each year, higher than a previous estimate of 250,000...

Auckland health officials have reported an additional 200 confirmed and probable mumps cases in the past month, bringing the case total to 1,003. This is the most cases seen in one year in decades. Low...

In a follow-up on the report of an increase in diphtheria cases in Indonesia this year, Minister of Health Prof Nila Moeloek and Governor of Jakarta Anies Baswedan launched an Outbreak Response Immunization...

Since our last report on the multidrug-resistant Campylobacter infections linked to contact with pet store puppies at the end of October, 30 more ill people have been reported from 11 states. According...

Samoa health officials are reporting an outbreak of dengue fever, serotype 2 (DEN-2) that was first detected in October.  A cumulative total of 1,522 clinical and confirmed cases with 339 hospital admissions...

NSW Health is urging people not to swim for two weeks after having diarrhoea to avoid contaminating pools with the nasty infection cryptosporidiosis, with cases expected to rise over summer. Dr Jeremy...

A dog that was being treated at Colorado State University (CSU) was diagnosed with plague and euthanized Friday. The CSU Veterinary Teaching Hospital notified faculty, staff, and students Monday. Local...