Georgia state and local health officials report that norovirus has been identified as the etiology of the rash of gastrointestinal illnesses in recent weeks on the campus of Georgia Tech. Norovirus was...

In 2016, an estimated 90 000 people died from measles – an 84% drop from more than 550 000 deaths in 2000 – according to a new report published today by leading health organizations. This marks the...

At least 17 people, including several children have contracted the parasitic infection, trichinosis, after eating smoked brown bear cub in Kataiga village in the Tomsk region of Russia, according to...

After a brutal dengue season earlier this year in Vietnam, the numbers of cases are steadily decreasing. Through Oct. 15, the country has reported 152,924 cases of dengue, including 30 deaths. While...

In a follow-up on our initial report of leptospirosis in Puerto Rico post Hurricane Maria, the state epidemiologist for Puerto Rico, Dr. Carmen Deseda said at least 76 cases of suspected and confirmed...

State and local health officials in Virginia continue the Salmonella outbreak investigation linked to the Chincoteague Chili Chowder Cook Off, which was held in late September. The Division of Consolidated...

In recent years, hospitals nationwide have been reporting an increase in life-threatening illnesses resulting from a deadly fungal infection caused by the yeast Candida auris that can enter the bloodstream....

An Australian teen was recently diagnosed with a parasitic infection that she contracted some six years ago, according to a Yahoo Australia news report today. According to the report, Carly Goff contracted...

The Onondaga County Health Department had previously not recommended a third measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) booster vaccination for the Syracuse University (SU) community, but things have changed. Health...

In a follow-up on the officially declared Marburg virus outbreak in Uganda, the World Health Organization (WHO) offered a substantial amount of detail today: On 17 October 2017, the Uganda Ministry of...