Cyclosporiasis is a treatable intestinal disease caused by the protozoan Cyclospora. It is transmitted through contaminated food, water or beverages and has an average incubation period of 7 days after...

Texas health officials are working with K-Bar Dairy in Paradise, Texas to recall raw, or unpasteurized, milk due to laboratory evidence that it contains the harmful bacteria, Brucella. A person who...

60 outbreaks of Hendra have caused the death of seven people and 102 horses to date Reported today in Scientific Reports by researchers from the University of Sydney, University of Melbourne and State...

Officials with the National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD) in South Africa are reporting a diphtheria outbreak that has affected four people, including one fatality, according to a local...

A national survey of parents, teens and healthcare providers (HCPs), sponsored by the non-profit Unity Consortium reveals a vast majority of parents and teens believe it is important for all teens...

The total number of suspected cholera cases in Yemen this year hit the half a million mark on Sunday, and nearly 2000 people have died since the outbreak began to spread rapidly at the end of April. From...

Health officials in the South Pacific archipelago of Fiji have reported more than 2200 dengue fever cases during the first half of 2017, according to local media. “During the last six months of this...

At least three players with the San Diego State University (SDSU) football team have contracted the contagious viral infection, chickenpox and fears are that more may be infected. According to a report...

The Uganda Ministry of Health has reported a measles outbreak in the districts of Kampala and Wakiso, according to Prof. Anthony Mbonye, acting Director of Health Services. All the 5 divisions of...

The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS), the Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) and four Local Health Departments are investigating at least seven cases of salmonellosis...