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...

As the Sri Lanka Health Ministry outlines plans to launch National Mosquito Control Week later this month, the total case count in the country has topped 150,000 cases, more than three times the numbers...

Through Sept. 5, 37 state have reported human West Nile virus (WNV) cases in 2017. Now we can add two more as two northeastern states report their first cases of the year. The Connecticut Department...

The mumps outbreak in the Canadian province of Manitoba has seen huge numbers since about a year ago with health officials reporting some 853 confirmed cases reported to Manitoba Health, Seniors and...

There has been a heightened awareness of Japanese Encephalitis (JE) in the Philippines recently prompting an increased health seeking behavior such as in Pampanga, a province north of Manila where 32...

A 3-year-old girl from from Tingo María, Leoncio Prado Province in central Peru is in a Lima hospital (Hospital Dos de Mayo with) a serious infection with a “unusual” bacteria. In fact,...

With the investigation ongoing in San Diego County over the local outbreak of hepatitis A, the San Diego County Board of Supervisors ratified a local health emergency yesterday. The emergency was declared...