Monkeypox The Ministry of Health and Population in the Central African Republic declared a new outbreak of monkeypox in Mbaiki health district, located in the south-western part of the country at the...

This year marks the centenary of the 1918 influenza pandemic, the worst flu outbreak in recorded history. A new study into the human, viral and societal factors behind its severity provides valuable lessons...

During the past week, European health officials reported 50 additional human West Nile virus (WNV) infections. The cases were reported from Greece (22), Romania (19), Hungary (7), Bulgaria (1) and the...

This week, the Papua New Guinea National Department of Health, with support from WHO, UNICEF and other partners released a report on the key accomplishments and highlights from of the response operations...

The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) is investigating six cases of a rare condition called acute flaccid myelitis (AFM) that occurred since mid-September in Minnesota children. MDH disease investigators...

In a follow-up to the report of an outbreak of flea-borne typhus in downtown Los Angeles, The Pasadena Public Health Department (PPHD) is reporting epidemic levels of typhus fever this year. In 2018,...

Here are the top five posts on Outbreak News Today for the week Sept 29 through Oct 5: 5. Madagascar plague: Bubonic and pneumonic cases confirmed As of 27 September 2018, a total of 25 cumulative...

Balamuthia mandrillaris is a free-living ameba that causes rare, nearly always fatal disease in humans and animals worldwide. B. mandrillaris has been isolated from soil, dust, and water. Initial entry...

Massachusetts health officials reported an additional nine human West Nile virus (WNV) cases Friday, bringing the total to 38 for the year. This breaks the previous record of 33 human cases reported in...

Niger health officials the first cases of this most recent cholera outbreak in early July, and since that time, the outbreak has ballooned to thousands of cases that have spread to multiple regions of...