Researchers at Mayo Clinic have found patients who use gastric suppression medications are at a higher risk for recurrent Clostridium difficile (C-diff) infection. C-diff is a bacterium that can cause...

The number of measles cases recorded in Italy since the beginning of this year has increased considerably, a phenomenon that worries health authorities because of  parents’ resistance to the vaccine,...

A measles outbreak in Romania has been ongoing since February 2016 and cases continue to be reported despite ongoing response measures that have been implemented at national level through reinforced vaccination...

The number of mumps cases reported in Toronto has risen to 62 confirmed cases, according to city health officials. Most of the cases are among 18-35 year old individuals. Five of the cases are related...

Since the onset of the Lassa fever outbreak in Nigeria in December 2016,  247 suspected cases have been reported with 73 confirmed cases. A total of 43 deaths have been recorded so far (37 in confirmed...

Many international travelers to the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil, openly considered skipping the games to avoid the threat of Zika. Despite the fears, not a single case of Zika or its...

Health officials in Switzerland are reporting a measles fatality in a young man who had leukemia in February. This is the first measles death in the country since 2009, according to a  Tages-Anzeiger ...

During the first three months of 2016, Sri Lanka reported less than 14,000 dengue fever case, and 2016 was one of the most active dengue years in a long time. According to the Sri Lanka Ministry of Health’s...

As of 19 March 2017, a total of 1407 suspected cases of meningitis and 211 deaths (case fatality rate: 15%) have been reported from 40 local government areas (LGAs) in five states of Nigeria since December...

One of the states hit hardest by mumps in the past six months is Washington. Since October 2016, state health officials have reported 664 confirmed and probable cases through this week. 473 of the cases...