In a follow-up report on the measles outbreak in Hennepin County, Minnesota, The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) has confirmed five new cases of measles in Hennepin County children, bringing the...

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April 14, 2017 was World Chagas Day. Despite 6-7 million patients worldwide, in both poor and wealthy regions, Chagas disease remains one of the most neglected of the neglected tropical diseases globally....

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The Outbreak News This Week Raduio Show got a little “batty” as we focused on two stories concerning our webbed winged mammalian friends. In the first half, I was joined by Micaela Jemison,...

An additional case of measles has been confirmed on the province’s south shore, requiring notification to parents and guardians of students at Hebbville Academy. The current outbreak of measles now has...

In a follow-up on the mumps situation at Penn State University, University Health Services report investigating 77 mumps cases since Jan. 29. Many of these students have since recovered and returned...

The Texas Department of State Health Services is advising health care providers to be on alert for mumps in their patients as the state experiences a 22-year high in mumps cases. State, regional and local...

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After reporting Naegleria fowleri deaths in the double digits in 2015 and 2014  (HERE and HERE) in Pakistan, and five deaths reported last year, health officials in Karachi have reported the first such...

In a follow-up on the meningitis outbreak in Nigeria, since the beginning of this year, the country has reported 4637 suspected cases and 489 deaths across five states (Zamfara, Katsina, Kebbi, Sokoto...

A study of almost 5,000 Latin American-born residents of Los Angeles County found that 1.24% tested positive for Chagas disease, a parasitic infection that can cause life-threatening heart damage if not...

Japanese health officials reported the first psittacosis, or “parrot fever” cases in two pregnant women that were fatal, according to a Japan Times report. According to a research team at...