By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 The Public Health Agency of Canada, with provincial public health partners are investigating a Salmonella outbreak affecting people in at least three provinces. Based on the...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 Officials have reported an additional human case of influenza A(H9N2) in China this year, The patient is a three-year-old girl from Zhuhai, Guangdong province. The child was...

By Jory Lange Tanimura & Antle brand Romaine lettuce have been linked to two illnesses in Michigan, in what may be another Romaine lettuce E coli outbreak.  A routine sample of the lettuce collected...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 In a follow-up on the chikungunya outbreak in Chad in north-central Africa, health officials report the chikungunya epidemic is in sharp decline with a daily average of 10 cases...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 In a follow-up on the Salmonella outbreak linked to a Sarnia restaurant, Lambton Public Health (LPH) reports 33 laboratory confirmed cases related to this outbreak. The investigation...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 An outbreak of an unidentified disease has claimed the lives of at least 57 people in the southeastern Nigerian state of Enugu, according to local media. The communities of...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 In a follow-up on the first diphtheria case reported in Peru in 20 years,  health officials report three confirmed cases linked to the deceased 5-year-old’s direct relatives,...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 Swine flu viruses do not normally infect people; however, sporadic human infections with these viruses have occurred. Agricultural and health officials in Alberta are reporting...

 In annual outbreaks throughout Bangladesh, Nipah virus kills around 70 percent of the people it infects. The virus, a distant relative of measles, has no vaccine and no proven medical countermeasures....

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 The government of the United Kingdom reported Monday avian influenza of the H5N2 strain has been confirmed in at a small commercial premises near Deal in Kent. All 480 birds...