The Costa Rican government issued a health, or sanitary alert Monday due to the increase in the number of imported malaria cases reported from Nicaragua, Panama, and parts of South America and Africa,...

The World Health Organization (WHO) reported today on the ongoing measles outbreak in Brazil.  From 1 January through 23 May 2018, there were 995 reported cases (Amazonas State, n=611, and Roraima State...

The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS) reported last week on a possible case of the tickborne viral disease caused by Bourbon virus in an adult resident of St. Louis County. The...

There is some great public health news coming out of Paraguay–Country officials report they received news that the effort made for several years is paying off–The World Health Organization...

After reporting 99 confirmed measles cases since March, Okinawa health officials have declared an end to the outbreak. In a message from the Director General Department of Public Health and Medical Care...

Kenyan health authorities in the north-eastern Wajir County have banned the movement of cloven-hoofed animals and the consumption of meat and milk following a localised outbreak of Rift Valley Fever (RVF)...

Sri Lanka health officials have reported an increase in the number cases of the bacterial disease, leptospirosis during the first five months of 2018. From Jan-May 2017, authorities reported 1,022 cases;...

The Malaysia Ministry of Health Malaysia (MOH) reported this week on the current Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease (HFMD) situation, which shows an increase in the number of cases. In fact, the number of cases...

State health officials in Wisconsin and Minnesota are reporting an increase in the parasitic infection, cyclosporiasis, prompting an investigation. To date, 11 ill patients in Wisconsin and three in...

The Venezuelan Society of Public Health reported this week (computer translated) the following worrying information: From an unofficial, reliable source, it was known of the existence of at least 4 cases...