In a follow-up on the typhoid outbreak linked to the European Rainbow gathering that took place recently, European health officials report eight cases linked to the event as of Sep. 21– France...

The number of cholera cases in Yemen have exceeded 750,000 since late April and the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) predicts an even more dire scenario–one million cases by years...

In a follow-up on the situation in Maryland with the influenza virus strain H3N2v (variant flu) linked to exposure to swine, The Maryland Department of Health now puts the case tally at 37 presumptive...

New Hampshire health officials have recorded the second human Jamestown Canyon virus (JCV) case of the year in an adult from Goffstown. This follows a case confirmed in mid-August in Hanover. It is...

In a follow-up on the Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever (CCHF) outbreak in Iran since March, officials report the number of cases have surpassed 120 in the past six months from 13 different provinces, according...

In an update on the plague situation in Madagascar, in the past five weeks 104 cases have been reported, with half (52) cases being pneumonic plague, according to a World Health Organization (WHO) update. Of...

The Maryland Department of Health has presumptively identified the influenza virus strain H3N2v (variant flu) in five Maryland residents who had close contact with pigs at the Anne Arundel County Fair...

An Hawaii Island infant (Puna District) who likely accidentally consumed a slug or snail has become the state’s 17th Angiostrongyliasis case of the year, according to The Hawaii State Department...

First, what is rabies and how do you get it? Rabies is an acute viral infection that is transmitted to humans or other mammals usually through the saliva from a bite of an infected animal. It is also...

MIT researchers have developed a paper-based test that can diagnose Zika infection within 20 minutes. Unlike existing tests, the new diagnostic does not cross-react with Dengue virus, a close relative...