Health officials in Hong Kong reported the cause of a local case of Japanese encephalitis (JE) affecting a male patient who stayed in Grantham Hospital in the entire incubation period–a blood transfusion...

For the third year in a row, the United Kingdom is reporting an increase in the parasitic infection, cyclosporiasis since May, according to a European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC)...

Prior to 2013, the last human alveolar echinococcosis (AE) in Canada was in Manitoba nearly 90 years ago. However, experts at the University of Alberta (UAlberta) say four cases have been reported in...

In a follow-up on a report Thursday concerning a salmonella investigation in Maryland, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and public health...

In a follow-up to a report last month, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a travel notice to medical tourists to the Dominican Republic. Serious infections with bacteria—called...

Sri Lanka’s dengue epidemic has gone over the 100,000 cases mark with the health ministry putting the tally at 101,698 as of today. This is more than 4-times higher than the average number of...

The Hellenic Center for Disease Control & Prevention (KEELPNO) reported a human West Nile virus (WNV) case in an individual who lives in an agricultural area in Argolida, Peloponnese. This is the...

In a follow-up on the cholera situation in Kenya (HERE and HERE), the World Health Organization (WHO) reports a total of 1216 suspected cases including 14 deaths (case fatality rate: 1.2%) have been reported...

Vietnam has seen in excess of 50,000 dengue fever cases in 2017 to date, including 15 deaths and the capital city of Hanoi has been struck hard in recent weeks by the mosquito borne viral disease, according...

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...