In a follow-up on the circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus type-2 (cVDPV2) outbreak in Syria, UN health officials report four additional cases this week, bringing the total to 27. Mayadeen district...

More than 20 additional Candida auris (also called C. auris) cases have been reported in the US in the past two months since our last update in May. According to the Centers for Disease Control and...

A new test is the best-to-date in differentiating Zika virus infections from infections caused by similar viruses. The antibody-based assay, developed by researchers at UC Berkeley and Humabs BioMed, a...

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Vosevi to treat adults with chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) genotypes 1-6 without cirrhosis (liver disease) or with mild cirrhosis. Vosevi is a fixed-dose,...

Myanmar has seen 10,101 dengue fever cases, including 54 deaths during the first six months of 2017, according to an Eleven Myanmar report. The country’s largest city, Yangon has reported more...

Officials with the Tarrant County Public Health (TCPH) reported Monday the first West Nile Virus-associated death of the 2017 season. The death involved a senior adult with underlying medical conditions. Last...

The number of dengue fever cases in Sri Lanka are up significantly in 2017, in fact, it is three-and-a-half times more than the average number of cases for the same period between 2010 and 2016. Through...

Health officials in the west African country of Mali confirmed a single case of  Rift Valley fever (RVF) virus infection in a 10-year-old boy from Ouléssébougou. This case was identified through...

Worldwide, 12.9 million infants, nearly 1 in 10, did not receive any vaccinations in 2016, according to the most recent WHO and UNICEF immunization estimates. This means, critically, that these infants...

The cholera epidemic sweeping across Yemen is currently the worst such outbreak in the world. From 27 April to 16 July 2017, 351,045 suspected cholera cases and 1,790 deaths (CFR: 0.5%) have been reported...