Officials with the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) report an overall 10 percent increase in sexually transmitted infections in 2016. This includes a 30 percent increase in new syphilis cases and...

New WHO data reveal that an estimated 325 million people worldwide are living with chronic hepatitis B virus (HBV) or hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection. The WHO Global hepatitis report, 2017 indicates...

Results from a study presented today found that the incidence of HEV RNA in asymptomatic blood donors from Germany is higher than previously reported. The study, presented at The International Liver Congress™...

Scientists at the Center for Infection and Immunity (CII) at Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health report elevated levels of a pathogen responsible for the tick-borne disease babesiosis...

In a follow-up to a report last week of a suspected anthrax outbreak among hippos in the Binga District of Zimbabwe, health officials the Ministry of Health and Child Care has recorded nine cases of suspected...

In a follow-up on the measles outbreak in Hennepin County, Minnesota, state health officials report the number of cases have risen to 11, as of Wednesday. The 11 cases have been reported in children ages...

In a follow-up on the measles outbreak in Italy, health officials have reported 1603 measles cases since the beginning of the year through Apr. 16, according to the Ministero della Salute today. Italy...

In a follow-up on the measles situation in Portugal, the head of the Directorate-General for Health in Portugal, Francisco George said the measles case tally has risen to 21 confirmed cases, and another...

In an update on the yellow fever outbreak in Brazil, since the beginning of the outbreak in December 2016 through Apr. 12, 2017, there were 2,422 cases of yellow fever reported, including 623 confirmed,...

Health officials in Qatar have reported an additional Middle East Respiratory syndrome (MERS) case in 2017 in a 25-year-old patient, according to a news release (computer translated). This is the second...