According to Sweden’s Public Health Agency (Folkhälsomyndigheten), the number of gonorrhea cases reported through May 2017 is more than 250 cases higher compared to the same period in 2016. The...

In a follow-up on the pertussis, or whooping cough outbreak that was declared in Alberta’s South Zone last week, public health officials report that additional pertussis cases, not linked to this...

The number of botulism cases reported in Ukraine during the past three months has risen to 62, according to the Deputy Minister of Health of Ukraine on European integration Oksana Sivak. Of this total,...

Ukraine has reported an increase in measles cases in 2017, according to the Public Health Center (PHC) of Ukraine Thursday (computer translated). The current case count stands at 735, and the vaccination...

The outbreak of dengue fever in Sri Lanka is spreading at epidemic levels with the latest case count at 63,987, including 177 deaths as of today. This compares with the approximately 23,000 cases reported...

Carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE), a family of highly pathogenic antibiotic-resistant organisms, are endemic across Washington, D.C. healthcare facilities, with 5.2% of inpatients testing positive...

UN and Iraqi health officials are investigating a suspected foodborne illness outbreak at the Hassan Sham U2 camp, near Erbil. The outbreak has sickened some 825 mainly internally displaced people...

Syria In an update on the polio ( circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus type 2–cVDPV2) outbreak in Syria, the World Health Organization (WHO) reports  there is evidence of genetic linkage among...

Santa Cruz County is experiencing an increase in new cases of Hepatitis A infection, according to county health officials. The County usually has 1-2 confirmed cased per year. In the last 7 weeks the...

The national IHR focal point of Saudi Arabia has reported 35 Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) through the first ten days of June, with more than 90 percent of cases associated...