Brain images of people who developed neurological complications from West Nile virus found that many of them–including those who had experienced mild symptoms or none all — showed evidence...

The number of confirmed monkeypox cases in Nigeria has risen to 38 in eight states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) as of Nov. 2, according to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC). This...

In a follow-up to a recent report on the Burkina Faso dengue fever outbreak that was declared in late September, the country has seen a significant increase in cases in a matter of weeks. In a period...

A student at Evansdale Elementary School in north Edmonton has been diagnosed with the serious vaccine-preventable disease, diphtheria, exposing a number of classmates at the same time, according to...

A Legionnaires’ disease outbreak at a Lisbon hospital has now infected 26 patients and two hospital employees, according to Health Minister, Adalberto Campos Fernandes today as reported in a Expresso...

In an update on the plague outbreak in Madagascar, UN officials now put the ever changing case tally in the epidemic that began on August 1 at 1,947 confirmed, probable and suspected cases of plague through...

Auckland Regional Public Health Service (ARPHS) is reporting 740 confirmed and probable mumps cases since the beginning of the year making it the worst year for the contagious viral disease in more than...

An estimated one in five pregnant women around the world carry Group B Streptococcus (GBS) bacteria which is a major, yet preventable, cause of maternal and infant ill health globally. These are the findings...

The Canberra community is being notified of the second confirmed measles case of the year and it shows no apparent link to the first case reported in October. ACT Chief Health Officer, Dr Paul Kelly said, “With...

New data presented at this year’s World Hepatitis Summit in Sao Paulo, Brazil (1-3 November) show that 52 million children are living with viral hepatitis worldwide, compared to 2.1 million children...