For the second time in a week, the New Jersey Department of Health has reported a confirmed a travel-related measles case in the state. The case was confirmed in Passaic County in an unvaccinated seven-month-old...

People infected with HIV may be more susceptible to developing diabetes, suggests research published in the online journal BMJ Open Diabetes Research & Care. The prevalence of the condition was nearly...

In a follow-up on the yellow fever outbreak in several states in Brazil, the health ministry reported today (computer translated) in the states of Minas Gerais, Espírito Santo, Bahia and São Paulo 598...

For most victims of Lyme disease, successful treatment occurs after a two- to four-week course of antibiotics. However, for up to 20 percent of patients, the fatigue, pain, and neurocognitive difficulties...

In a follow-up on the multi-province E.coli O121 outbreak in Canada, The Public Health Agency of Canada has reported an additional two cases–one each from British Columbia and Newfoundland and...

Romania saw 15 measles cases in 2015. Since 2016, this number has blown-up to 2,165, including 13 fatalities. This is largely due to bogus claims from anti-vaccination campaigns in the country, according...

The South Pacific Ocean nation island chain of Vanuatu has had an increase in dengue cases since November that exceeds the trends in recent years. The island country has reported 919 suspected and 142...

World Leprosy Day is annually observed around the world on the last Sunday of January. The day was initiated in 1954 by French philanthropist and writer, Raoul Follereau, as a way to raise global awareness...

Published this past week in the “Images in Clinical Medicine” section of the New England Journal of Medicine is an interesting case from the Institute of Liver and Biliary Sciences in New...

Following the report of a confirmed mumps case in a Cedar Hill adult resident on Jan. 19, Dallas County Health and Human Services (DCHHS) officials confirmed the second case of mumps in Dallas County...