Just a week after San Luis Obispo Public Health officials confirmed that an adult resident of the county had measles, officials report a confirmed second case in a baby who had contact with the first,...

Health officials in the central Vietnam province of Quang Nam have announced the deaths of two teens to the vaccine-preventable disease, diphtheria, according to local media. According to Nguyen Van...

A family of highly drug-resistant and potentially deadly bacteria may be spreading more widely–and more stealthily — than previously thought, according to a new study from Harvard T.H. Chan...

The end of a year gives us an opportunity to reflect on the year that was and make lists of things that made an impact in our lives. The positive impact of vaccines on the lives of individuals and families...

A Lassa fever outbreak in Nasarawa State in Central Nigeria has resulted in four fatalities, according to a local media report today. According to Nasarawa State Commissioner for Health, Daniel Iya, 16...

Drugs used to treat HIV could affect how the body responds to syphilis, inadvertently contributing to a current outbreak, a new study suggests. Syphilis cases in several countries have risen sharply in...

Victoria health reported today that there are two confirmed case of measles who were infectious while at a number of places across Melbourne between 05 and 14 January 2017, prompting the issuance of a...

A mass measles vaccination campaign began last Friday in Borno, Yobe and Adamawa States in north-eastern Nigeria, in which nearly 5 million children aged from 6 months to 10 years are to be vaccinated. “This...

On the Sunday, Jan. 15 Outbreak News This Week Radio Show, I was joined by two great guests to look at some interesting and timely topics. During the first half, Senior Associate at the UPMC Center...

Back in 2010, researchers from the United Kingdom were talking about an enzyme known as NDM-1 (New Delhi metallo-β-lactamase 1), that has found its way from the Indian subcontinent and could potentially...