Officials with Sacramento County Public Health are investigating a foodborne botulism outbreak that has sickened at least five people to date, all hospitalized ans in serious condition. The investigation...

With the additional reports of four confirmed measles cases in Hennepin County today, since April 11, 2017, 48 cases of measles have been identified in Minnesota. Cases are located in Hennepin (45), Ramsey...

A suspected human anthrax outbreak that began in early April in the Koubia district in the north of Guinea has sickened five, including one fatality, as of Apr. 27. The index case, a 35 year old man from...

The number of cholera cases reported in Haiti through Apr. 8 this year is down significantly compared to the same periods in 2015 and 2016, according to a new report from the Pan American Health Organization...

The National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD) in South Africa has reported an increase in the number of malaria cases over the past few weeks. This is likely related to people travelling over...

In a follow-up on the chikungunya outbreak in Karachi, Pakistan, the outbreak tally has risen to some 2,076 ‘suspected’ cases of chikungunya in the city, according to Sindh health ministry officials. The...

In March, Idaho Governor Butch Otter signed a bill into law that would require the state Department of Health and Welfare make available certain information regarding cytomegalovirus (CMV) to the public,...

On Sunday’s airing of the Outbreak News This Week Radio Show, we spent some time on this amazing story of an individual with a multi-drug resistant Acinetobacter baumannii infection and the use...

In a follow-up report on the unexplained cluster of illnesses and deaths in Liberia, as of May 4, a total of 28 cases including 12 deaths (case fatality rate: 43 %) were reported, according to the World...

Health officials in Hanoi, Vietnam are ramping up preventive measures to protect against mosquito borne diseases like dengue fever as numbers have increased in the city, according to Vietnam News report...