In a follow-up on the chikungunya outbreak in Pakistan, the Sindh Health Department has reported 627 suspected cases of the mosquito borne disease in Karachi since May 1, according to a Pakistan Today...

In a follow-up on the animal anthrax case in Jura, Switzerland, the surveillance system set up by the Consumer and Veterinary Affairs Department in Jura detected a second bovine case, according to a Swiss...

Measles has been confirmed in a 16-year-old who traveled to the United States on vacation, according to New Jersey health officials. The person may have exposed others in New Jersey while visiting between...

After a period of heavy flooding, which helped spread viral infection, the World Health Organization (WHO) has declared a dengue epidemic in the city of Piura, where 19 people have died according to a...

While they monitor about 100 different outbreak events around the world at any given time, Chief Scientific Officer for Metabiota, a California based provider of epidemic risk analytics, Eddy Rubin MD,...

The Dutch vaccine manufacturer, Bilthoven Biologicals, announced that in early April (computer translated), two employees were accidentally exposed to the poliovirus after a spill at the vaccine production...

In a follow-up on a previous report on Italy Health Ministry’s proposal to make childhood vaccines compulsory for the country’s schools, The Council of Ministers approved the law making what...

In an MMWR update today, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) now reports 77 cases of emerging, and frequently multidrug-resistant yeast, Candida auris through May 12, 2017 in seven...

A new study led by Colorado State University researchers found that Aedes aegypti, the primary mosquito that carries Zika virus, might also transmit chikungunya and dengue viruses with one bite. The findings...

Rat lungworm The Hawai‘i State Department of Health (DOH), Maui District Health Office, will hold a public informational meeting on rat lungworm disease on Tuesday, May 30, 2017 at the Mitchell Pauole...