Israeli health officials are reporting 27 leptospirosis cases up to now, about half of them had been hospitalized. Hundreds more who visited the streams are expected to be examined, the ministry said. The...

Norwegian health authorities are warning people who are particularly vulnerable to Vibrio infections to take precautions while swimming as a number of serious bacterial infections have been recorded. This...

Earlier this month, we reported on a West Bend, WI who lost both hands and his lower legs due to sepsis from an infection with the bacterium, Capnocytophaga canimorsus, presumably from a lick from his...

The Democratic Republic of the Congo Ministry of Health (MOH) has provided updated information on the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreak in North Kivu province that shows there is now a total of 49 cases...

South Carolina state health officials are reporting a confirmed case of measles in a resident who lives in Georgetown County. The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC)...

The Florida Department of Health in Volusia County (DOH- Volusia) recently reported a human Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) case. Health officials note that this is the first case seen in the county...

On 8 August 2018, a case of Crimea-Congo virus infection, acquired locally, was reported in Spain, in the Autonomous Community of Castile and León. The case was a  74-year-old man who died during...

Winnipeg health officials are reporting unprecedented high rates of syphilis to date in 2018. Over 120 cases were reported annually in 2015, 2016 and 2017, and as of the end of June 2018 the number...

Local government officials in northeast China’s Heilongjiang Province are reporting an outbreak of cutaneous anthrax. As of Friday, one patient has been discharged and 13 others are undergoing hospital...

A major new study has shown that rotavirus vaccination reduced infant diarrhoea deaths by 34% in rural Malawi, a region with high levels of child deaths. The study led by scientists at the University...