For the first time since Feb. 2006, the archipelago of some 17,000 islands, Indonesia reported a polio case. This week, the Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI) said a new circulating vaccine-derived...

Hawai‘i state health officials reported the first angiostrongyliasis, or rat lungworm disease case of 2019 in an adult resident from East Hawai‘i. The individual became ill in January and was hospitalized...

In an update on the measles outbreak in the New York City metro area, eleven additional confirmed cases of measles have been reported in the Rockland County and Brooklyn areas this past week. In the Orthodox...

Representatives from the  Philippine Society for Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, the Philippine Pediatric Society and the Pediatric Infectious Disease Society of the Philippines reached out to...

Salmonella Deputy Chief Medical Officer of South Australia Health (SA Health), Dr Nicola Spurrier, said they are investigating a cluster of Salmonella cases linked to three Angkor Bakery stores in the...

Public health officials in France are reporting a measles outbreak in Val Thorens located in the town of Belleville, Savoie. To date, five measles cases have been confirmed and another 20 suspect cases...

In our continuing coverage of the measles outbreak in Ukraine, the Center for Public Health of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine reported the eighth measles fatality of the year in an adult. Of the eight...

The Philippines Department of Health (DOH) has joined forces with multiple government agencies to tackle the ongoing measles outbreak in several regions of the country. “The Department of Health is...

The Oman Ministry of Health has reported the 6th Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) infection of the year, according to a MOH Twitter post today. MOH officials say the patient has...

The scale of the measles outbreak in Madagascar is of grave concern, as is its geographical spread-World Health Organization In a follow-up on our coverage of the measles outbreak in Madagascar, the World...