By NewsDesk    @infectiousdiseasenews A three-day polio vaccination campaign took place in the province of Lunda Norte, according to Angolan press. The campaign vaccinated 205,688 children between...

By NewsDesk    @infectiousdiseasenews In a follow-up on a recent report, Iceland health officials reported an additional E. coli infection in a one and a half year old child Friday, bringing the total...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Ohio Department of Health (ODH) is reporting the state’s first measles case of 2019 in an young adult from Stark County. The patient recently traveled to an...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 In Sichuan province, China, a circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus type 2 (cVDPV2) has been confirmed, according to the Global Polio Eradication Initiative. The virus was...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 The Kisumu County, Kenya government is reporting a suspected anthrax outbreak that has sickened a half dozen and killed one, according to a Citizen TV report. We have cases...

The number of syphilis cases has been consistently going up across Europe since 2010, mostly affecting men who have sex with men living in urban areas. In 2017, notification rates reached an all-time...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 Fairfax County, VA health officials report investigating an outbreak of a yet unidentified respiratory illness at Greenspring, a long-term care facility with assisted living...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 Thailand health officials are reporting an increase in dengue fever this year, in fact, they are reporting the highest number of cases by this time in five years, according...

By: Candess Zona-Mendola of MakeFoodSafe.com In breaking news, three people have confirmed E. coli O157:H7 illnesses linked to a Red Robin restaurant in Westminster, Colorado. Two of these cases are children,...

By Robert Herriman   @infectiousdiseasenews To put it straight, the humanitarian situation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is just plain bad…horrible. The crisis is complex –large,...