While so much attention has been on the hepatitis A outbreaks in California and Michigan, for good reason, not much attention has been given to the third largest outbreak in the United States—Utah. California,...

In a recent World Health Organization (WHO) news release dated Nov. 15 on the Marburg virus disease (MVD) outbreak in Uganda, officials said of the outbreak that was officially declared on Oct. 19– Contact...

In 2016 in Ukraine, 119 people were sickened by botulism, in which a dozen people died. So far in 2017, the picture looks very similar according to data from the Center for Influenza and Acute Respiratory...

About one month after reporting on the first locally acquired Zika virus infection of 2017 in the State of Florida (in Manatee County), state health officials have reported a second local transmission...

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It has been about two and a half months since we got an update on the multistate Salmonella Agbeni outbreak, but on Friday the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)  published an update...

The number of new plague cases in Madagascar has steadily declined since mid-October. From 6 to 15 November 2017, 149 probable (12) and suspect (137) pneumonic cases, 18 bubonic cases and 8 unspecified...

In June, The Southern Nevada Health District opened an investigation into two cases of Legionnaires’ disease reported in guests who stayed separately at the Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino in Las...

Auckland, New Zealand has reported the most mumps cases since 1994 with the latest data showing 802 confirmed and probable cases reported this year. Auckland Regional Public Health Service (ARPHS) reports...

In a follow-up on the Legionnaires’ disease outbreak linked to Anaheim, CA and Disneyland, the Orange County Health Care Agency is reporting an additional three cases bringing the total number...