Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) issued a health alert Friday over the risk of measles exposure on three Vancouver International Airport (YVR) flights late last month. February 24, 2017: • China Airlines...

While North Korea sticks with the claim that half-brother of the country’s leader, Kim Jong-nam died of a heart attack in Malaysia last month, Malaysian authorities say the substance that two women, Đoàn...

Borno state in northeast Nigeria has recorded its first Lassa fever outbreak in almost five decades. The last confirmed outbreak of the deadly disease was in 1969. WHO is supporting the government to...

The mumps outbreak grows in a number of regions of Canada and it’s reached the point that the country’s Chief Public Health Officer felt it necessary to make a statement on Wednesday. Dr....

A drug given to pregnant women in 35 countries worldwide to protect against malaria has been shown also to safeguard against the consequences of gonorrhea, chlamydia, trichomoniasis, and bacterial vaginosis,...

A food poisoning outbreak that sickened some 1,000 students and teachers at seven Tokyo-area elementary schools in February has been linked to seaweed served during lunches, according to an NHK News report...

In 2016, a regional action plan for Europe contributing to the implementation of the global viral hepatitis elimination strategy was developed by the WHO Regional Office for Europe. In an article published...

For the third time since Nov. 2016 (HERE and HERE), an undergraduate student attending Oregon State University (OSU) in Corvallis is being treated at Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center for what has...

The mumps outbreak first reported in early February at Cedar Hill High School, when three cases were reported, has grown to 23 infected students and staff, according to Dallas County health officials...

In a follow-up on the mumps outbreak in Toronto, city health officials report four additional cases since the outbreak was first reported approximately one week ago. Currently, there have been 18 confirmed...