In a follow-up on the mumps outbreak in Toronto, city health officials report four additional cases since the outbreak was first reported approximately one week ago. Currently, there have been 18 confirmed...

In a report published today by the World Health Organization (WHO), officials outlined their recommendations for the composition of the influenza vaccine for the 2017-2018 northern hemisphere flu season....

The high-dose flu vaccine appeared to be more effective at preventing post-influenza deaths among older adults than the standard-dose vaccine, at least during a more severe flu season, according to a large...

Two areas in the Central Visayas are reporting cholera outbreaks, according to a ABS-CBN News report Wednesday. Nearly 200 cases of the serious bacterial infection have been reported from areas of Cebu...

A study published by The BMJ today finds no increased risks to newborn babies if their mothers have taken drugs to prevent or treat influenza during pregnancy. This is the largest study to date to assess...

During the week ending Feb. 11, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Nigeria Federal Ministry of Health reported the first case of Lassa fever in Kaduna State in the ongoing National Lassa...

In a follow-up on the mumps outbreak in Manitoba, Canada, health officials with Manitoba Health, Seniors and Active Living (MHSAL) put the tally at 176 since September 2016. While initially the majority...

The number of hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD) cases reported in Vietnam in 2017 is increased compared to the same period in 2016, according to the General Department of Preventive Medicine, Ministry...

Hospital room floors may be an overlooked source of infection, according to a study published in the March issue of the American Journal of Infection Control, the official journal of the Association for...

A farmworker from the Omaheke region on the eastern border of Namibia has died from Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever (CCHF), according to Namibia health officials. According to a report in The Namibian, The...