In a follow-up on our initial report of leptospirosis in Puerto Rico post Hurricane Maria, the state epidemiologist for Puerto Rico, Dr. Carmen Deseda said at least 76 cases of suspected and confirmed...

State and local health officials in Virginia continue the Salmonella outbreak investigation linked to the Chincoteague Chili Chowder Cook Off, which was held in late September. The Division of Consolidated...

In recent years, hospitals nationwide have been reporting an increase in life-threatening illnesses resulting from a deadly fungal infection caused by the yeast Candida auris that can enter the bloodstream....

An Australian teen was recently diagnosed with a parasitic infection that she contracted some six years ago, according to a Yahoo Australia news report today. According to the report, Carly Goff contracted...

The Onondaga County Health Department had previously not recommended a third measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) booster vaccination for the Syracuse University (SU) community, but things have changed. Health...

In a follow-up on the officially declared Marburg virus outbreak in Uganda, the World Health Organization (WHO) offered a substantial amount of detail today: On 17 October 2017, the Uganda Ministry of...

An outbreak of the vaccine preventable disease, measles, has struck theQadirabad area of Nushki district in Balochistan province killing eleven children and leaving dozens (40) hospitalized, according...

Toamasina, also called Tamatave, is a port city on the east coast of Madagascar. During the current plague outbreak, a total of 1,297 cases (suspected, probable and confirmed) including 102 deaths (case...

In a follow-up on the Marburg virus outbreak in Uganda, health minister, Dr. Jane Ruth Aceng said, as of today, the cumulative number of cases remains at three, with one confirmed case, one suspected...

Hawaii state health officials have reported 500 mumps cases, including a dozen complications (e.g., orchitis, hearing loss) in 2017 prompting recommendations for an additional “outbreak MMR dose”...