There were 3.5 million Guinea worm disease cases in 21 countries in Africa and Asia in 1986. According to the Carter Center, 25 human cases of Guinea worm disease in three countries were reported in...

The Dominican Republic Ministry of Health said Friday that conjunctivitis is affecting all regions of the country and a high number of cases have been reported in recent weeks, prompting health officials...

Schistosomiasis, also known as bilharzia and snail fever is endemic in 12 regions and 28 provinces on the Philippines archipelago with a whopping 12 million Filipinos at risk for the parasitic infection,...

Sri Lanka has reported 53234 suspected dengue cases through the first five months of 2017, approximately a 150 percent increase compared to the same period in 2016 and one international non-governmental...

In recent months, there has been an increase in the number of cases of Legionnaires’ disease among European travelers returning from Dubai. As the source has not yet been identified, there could still...

The Cambridge Public Health Department has issued an alert about a measles exposure in the MIT area of Cambridge. On Thursday, May 11, a person with a confirmed case of measles visited the MIT Museum...

Through May 22, Thailand health authorities have reported 11062 cases of dengue fever, dengue hemorrhagic fever (DHF) and dengue shock syndrome (DSS), accounting for 19 deaths across the country. The...

Zika virus infection passes efficiently from a pregnant monkey to its fetus, spreading inflammatory damage throughout the tissues that support the fetus and the fetus’s developing nervous system,...

Indian health officials have reported the country’s first local Zika virus infections this month in the westernmost state of Gujarat, according to the World Health Organization (WHO) via the Ministry...

About 10,000 cholera cases and nearly 100 deaths have been reported in war-torn Yemen since our last report earlier this week. According to a press release Thursday, the World Health Organization (WHO)...