The Burundi Ministry of Health declared a malaria epidemic on Mar. 13 due to increased numbers of malaria in the country. In fact, all of the country’s 18 provinces are reporting higher numbers of...

In a follow-up on the Hennepin County, MN measles outbreak, the number of cases has risen to 20 among Somali Minnesotan children, according to health officials today. Sixteen of the cases are confirmed...

The Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH) is calling on Chicago families to vaccinate themselves against whooping cough (pertussis) to help protect their infants as part of National Infant Immunization...

Though transmission of malaria was wiped out in the United States decades ago and infections are falling in parts of the developing world, malaria hospitalizations and deaths in the U.S. appear to be far...

The Oregon Zoo is reporting the fourth case of tuberculosis, or TB in an Asian elephant in recent years.  The 34-year-old, Sung-Surin, or “Shine” tested positive for the disease on Wednesday...

In a follow-up on the rat lungworm cluster in Hawaii, state health officials confirmed an additional two new cases of individuals with rat lungworm illness on Hawaii Island. In addition, four related...

The Shelby County Health Department (SCHD), along with the Tennessee Department of Health (TDH), recently confirmed the first human case of West Nile Virus (WNV) in Shelby County. The reported case is...

Public Health Officials in Pueblo confirmed a wild rabbit tested positive for tularemia. The rabbit appeared to have no contact with people and was collected from the Kirkwood Drive area in Pueblo West,...

McCain Foods USA, Inc. announced today it is voluntarily recalling retail, frozen hash brown products that may be contaminated with extraneous golf ball materials, that despite our stringent supply standards...

Frito-Lay today announced it is voluntarily recalling select Jalapeño Flavored Lay’s Kettle Cooked potato chips and Jalapeño Flavored Miss Vickie’s Kettle Cooked potato chips due to the potential...