The Hong Kong Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of Health (DH) is today investigating a probable case of botulism after receiving injections of botulinum toxin locally, and again urged...

In a follow-up to the hepatitis A outbreak in Portugal this year, 402 cases have been confirmed since the beginning of the year, according to local media (computer translated). The majority of cases...

In a follow-up to a report on a diarrhea outbreak in Misamis Oriental, Philippines, the Department of Health (DOH) noted the clustering of Cholera cases in the Municipality of Medina. The Regional...

The outbreak of H1N1 influenza in Myanmar, that began more than one week ago, has resulted in at least 10 fatalities, according to a Reuters report Monday. The situation has got so bad that Myanmar...

The vaccine-preventable disease was reportedly eradicated in Venezuela decades ago; however, it saw a reemergence in 2016 with 324 cases. According to a Reuters report this weekend, Venezuela notified...

In a follow-up to a CDC report  from April, stocks of the only yellow fever vaccine licensed in the United States have been depleted, prompting the Food and Drug Administration to allow the use of...

In the month of July, Sri Lankan health authorities have reported more than 27,000 dengue fever cases, almost triple the number of cases reported in July 2016 (10,715) bringing the 2017 year-to-date total...

Health officials in New York City are reporting an increase in newly reported cases of chronic hepatitis B, while at the same time, newly reported chronic hepatitis C cases dropped slightly. From 2015...

The number of cases in the Cyclospora outbreak in British Columbia and Ontario has nearly doubled since the last report two weeks ago. Since July 14, 47 additional cases were reported. A total of 104...

Health officials in Seattle and King County are investigating a salmonellosis outbreak caused by Salmonella Stanley, an uncommon strain of Salmonella bacteria. Six persons infected with Salmonella...