The Spokane Regional Health District reported 152 cases of mumps in Spokane County as of Feb. 5, with several more under investigation, therefore, the number is expected to grow in coming days. In King...

The Health and Family Planning Commission of Henan Province reported an additional human case of avian influenza A(H7N9) in a 38-year-old man from Kaifeng who is in critical condition. Hong Kong health...

The yellow fever outbreak in Brazil began in Dec. 2016 and since that time, some 1000 reported cases have or are being investigated, according to the latest data from the Ministry of Health, or the Ministério...

As of February 2, 2017, a total of 57 Zika cases were reported in the country. There were 38 (67%) females and 19 (33%) males. Age ranged from 7 years-59 years (median 32 years). There were no deaths....

Mexico registered the first case of microcephaly linked to the Zika virus in a baby who died shortly after birth, according the the Ministry of Health Friday (computer translated). However, the Health...

The most frightening aspect of Zika virus has been its ability to produce severe fetal birth defects during pregnancy, especially microcephaly—a small head. Now, scientists from the Florida campus of...

The death of a 25-year-old Bogota woman from rabies in January has prompted an alert in Colombia, according to a El Tiempo report last week (computer translated). The woman was reportedly bitten on a...

Seven measles cases have been confirmed at the IPU New Zealand in Palmerston North, according to  MidCentral DHB Sunday. Medical Officer of Health, Dr Greg Simmons said “The MidCentral Public Health...

In a follow-up to the mysterious disease known as “black urine” disease, the Secretary of Health of the State of Bahia says the number of cases of acute myalgia has risen to 64, the Gazeta...

For the 5th time since 2013, Taiwan has reported an imported human H7N9 avian influenza case. According to the Taiwan Centers for Disease Control (computer translated), the case has been identified as...