The mumps outbreak in Washington grew by another 38 cases during the past week putting the total at 624, according to health officials Wednesday. The outbreak has affected a dozen counties to date. Seventy-nine...

The County of San Diego Health and Human Services Agency (HHSA) reported Wednesday that a confirmed measles case in a San Diego resident who traveled out of the country and may have exposed members of...

Last week, Drs. Anthony S. Fauci and Catharine I. Paules of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) expressed concern about the Brazil yellow fever outbreak and the potential...

Vietnam saw a 50 percent decrease in dengue fever in January 2017 compared to Jan. 2016, according to data released by the World Health Organization this week. In January 2017, there were 6,565 dengue...

An outbreak of monkeypox has affected 19 and killed seven people during the first two months of 2017  in Likouala province in northern Republic of the Congo, according to the Congo Ministry of Health...

In an update on the mumps outbreak in Kansas, officials with the Kansas Department of Health Environment (KDHE) puts the total case count to 70 in 16 counties, up from 56 cases/12 counties on Mar. 4. The...

In an update on the measles outbreak in Romania since September 2016, the Romanian National Institute of Public Health reported 3,196 confirmed measles cases, including 16 fatalities, as of Mar. 3. In...

The Public Health Agency of Canada announced today four additional Escherichia coli O121, or E.coli O121 cases in British Columbia. This brings the number of cases in the nationwide outbreak to 24. The...

Scientists from the University of Liverpool have shown that phage therapy could offer a safe and effective alternative to antibiotics in the treatment of Cystic Fibrosis lung infections. Chronic lung...

The anti-vaccine movement is a disturbingly growing phenomenon in the United States and across the globe, despite the enormous evidence of disease averted and lives saved though the decades. According...