In an update on the Legionnaires’ disease outbreak linked to the Guest House at Graceland, Shelby County health officials put the case count at nine. Officials request that individuals who visited...

As the number of dengue fever cases in Sri Lanka barrels toward 100,000 cases in 2017 to date, the country will be getting help in the battle against the potentially deadly mosquito borne viral disease...

For the first time since the March-April outbreak, officials with New South Wales Health (NSW Health) have issued a measles alert  in the Sydney CBD and Leichhardt  after confirming an imported case...

Federal and Alabama agriculture officials announced Tuesday an atypical case of Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE), a neurologic disease of cattle, in an eleven-year old cow in Alabama. This animal...

With the peak summer travel season under way, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is reminding travelers to Europe and other global destinations to take steps to protect themselves against...

In a follow-up on the circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus type-2 (cVDPV2) outbreak in Syria, UN health officials report four additional cases this week, bringing the total to 27. Mayadeen district...

More than 20 additional Candida auris (also called C. auris) cases have been reported in the US in the past two months since our last update in May. According to the Centers for Disease Control and...

A new test is the best-to-date in differentiating Zika virus infections from infections caused by similar viruses. The antibody-based assay, developed by researchers at UC Berkeley and Humabs BioMed, a...

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Vosevi to treat adults with chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) genotypes 1-6 without cirrhosis (liver disease) or with mild cirrhosis. Vosevi is a fixed-dose,...

Myanmar has seen 10,101 dengue fever cases, including 54 deaths during the first six months of 2017, according to an Eleven Myanmar report. The country’s largest city, Yangon has reported more...