Hamilton, Ontario health officials report  investigating an increasing trend in the number of newly diagnosed HIV cases, and invasive Group A strep (iGAS) cases among people who inject drugs in Hamilton. Between...

By NewsDesk   @bactiman63 A ten-year-old child from Malappuram district in Kerala state in southwestern India has died from primary amoebic meningoencephalitis (PAM) caused by infection with the parasite,...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 The Ministry of Health and Social Services of Namibia officially declared an outbreak of Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever (CCHF) on May 6 after reporting a number of cases from...

By Robert Herriman   @bactiman63 Ukrainian health authorities report that the number of measles cases recorded in 2019 to date is very close to 50,000. During the week ending May 18, the Center for...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 Pennsylvania Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine announced the declaration of a hepatitis A outbreak in the Keystone State, making it the 23th state to do so since mid-2016. Since...

By NewsDesk   @bactiman63 Officials with the Auckland Regional Public Health Service (ARPHS) report the number of measles confirmed has now reached 60 to date in 2019. Medical Officer of Health Dr William...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 Karachi, Pakistan health officials are reporting 2,982 typhoid cases in the city through May 14, according to a Pakistan Today report. Of this total, 1765 are typhoid/paratyphoid...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 Public Health France is reporting that the number of confirmed dengue fever cases seen in the island of Reunion has reached 10,000 since the beginning of 2019. Officials also...

City of Chicago health officials identified an individual with a confirmed measles infection in Chicago Friday. The Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH) is working closely with the highest-risk...

Pakistani news media are reporting an additional case of Naegleria fowleri infection in Karachi. A 34-year old man was infected with the lethal parasite and is struggling for life at a private hospital...