Data released on the Maine Tracking Network Thursday by Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention (Maine CDC) reveals that adults over the age of 65 years had the highest rates of Lyme disease in...

The Ministry of Health, Agriculture and Human Services wishes to advise the public of an increase number of cases of conjunctivitis in the Turks and Caicos Islands (TCI). Conjunctivitis, also called “pink...

The China National Health and Family Planning Commission reported an additional five human cases of avian influenza A(H7N9), including one death during the week of Jun. 9 through 15. The four male patients...

The Philippines, a constituent of the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN), joins fellow country members in urging the public to strengthen forces in our continuous pursuit to defeat dengue...

Indonesia has one of the highest burdens of dengue fever, a mosquito-borne virus, in the world, and children account for many cases. Well over half of all children in urban areas are infected with dengue...

The number of cholera cases reported in Yemen has grown by 16,000 since our last report as the World Health Organization (WHO) puts the number of suspected cholera cases at 140,116  from Apr. 27 through...

About a month after the Italian government made childhood vaccines compulsory for the country’s schools, some regions in the country’s north are challenging the decree, according to a Local.it...

To win the war against antibiotic resistant super bugs, scientists seek to find the origin of resistance genes. Further, they try to identify how the genes are introduced to disease-causing bacteria –...

One person has died from the bacterial infection, leptospirosis and the Cordillera Administrative Region in northern Luzon, Philippines has seen a 40 percent rise in the disease during the first six months...

The New York City (NYC) Health Department is investigating a cluster of seven cases of Legionnaires’ disease among persons who reside in the Lenox Hill area of Manhattan in the last 11 days. All persons...