The Papua New Guinea National Department of Health (NDOH) reported an additional circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus type 1 (cVDPV1) case this one from the capital city of Port Moresby. This brings...

The Thailand Department of Disease Control has reported 84,941 influenza cases through August 25, including 12 deaths. Provinces with the top five morbidity rates (cases per 100,000 population) were...

A regional emergency meeting convened by the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) took place today in Bangkok, which included veterinary authorities and many other stakeholders from 12 countries,...

The hepatitis A outbreak in Kentucky, which started 10 months ago and has affected 71 percent of the state’s counties, has grown to 1,562 cases through late August. This includes 63 new cases reported...

The government of Borno State in north-east Nigeria says 14 people have died and 380 others hospitalized following the latest cholera outbreak. Statistics from the Borno State Ministry of Health indicate...

In a follow-up on the Legionnaires’ disease outbreak in Hampton, New Hampshire, The New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services’ (DHHS) Division of Public Health Services (DPHS)...

Through the end of August, European health officials have reported 710 human West Nile virus (WNV) cases, roughly three times the number of cases reported last year and Italy has seen nearly half that...

A San Diego State University (SDSU) student has been diagnosed with meningococcal meningitis and is undergoing treatment at a local hospital, university officials report. SDSU’s Student Health Services...

The World Health Organization (WHO) says at least 432 Nigerians die of tuberculosis daily in a country with second highest disease incidence rate in Africa. WHO Acting Coordinator for Non-Communicable...

The National Department of Health of Papua New Guinea announced this week that three additional polio cases have been confirmed in Morobe, Madang and Enga provinces. The case from Morobe is a four-year-old...