At least three players with the San Diego State University (SDSU) football team have contracted the contagious viral infection, chickenpox and fears are that more may be infected. According to a report...

The Uganda Ministry of Health has reported a measles outbreak in the districts of Kampala and Wakiso, according to Prof. Anthony Mbonye, acting Director of Health Services. All the 5 divisions of...

The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS), the Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) and four Local Health Departments are investigating at least seven cases of salmonellosis...

On Monday, the Uganda Ministry of Health received a report of a suspect viral hemorrhagic fever (VHF) death in Luwero district. The case, a 20-year old female presented with a high fever, dizziness...

Additional cases of type 2 circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus (cVDPV2) have been reported recently in both Syria and the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), according to the Global Polio Eradication...

Thirty-two more people have been sickened by Salmonella in an update on the multistate outbreak of Salmonella Kiambu and Salmonella Thompson infections linked to Maradol papayas from the Carica...

Health officials in Guatemala are reporting a typhoid outbreak in Petén department in the north of the country, according to a Prensa Libre report (computer translated). The outbreak began in the...

In a follow-up on the measles scare in Perth, Australia, officials with Perth Waldorf School in Bibra Lake have reported on a second case of the vaccine-preventable, contagious disease. According to...

Philippine health officials are closely monitoring the events surrounding an avian flu outbreak in poultry in Pampanga, as reported by the Department of Agriculture (DA). DA decided to cull around 500,000...

A husband and wife from Craiova in Dolj County have contracted anthrax from contact with “animals in the household”, according to a local media report (computer translated). According to...