The vaccine preventable childhood disease, chickenpox, has been implicated in school outbreaks in California and Indiana, according to local health officials. In Santa Barbara County, CA, the health department ...

Just a few short weeks after the reports of carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE) bacteria infections linked to endoscopic procedures performed at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center were reported,...

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McDonald’s USA today announced new menu sourcing initiatives including only sourcing chicken raised without antibiotics that are important to human medicine. In addition, McDonald’s U.S. restaurants...

At least 35 people, including 16 patients and 19 staff members at The Carl T. Hayden Veterans Affairs Medical Center have contracted norovirus. According to a hospital press release, everyone infected...

The New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene has reported an outbreak of tuberculosis (TB) among young adults born in China and living in or linked to Sunset Park, Brooklyn. Fifteen outbreak-associated...

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released their updated data on the measles outbreak in the United States and 16 additional cases were reported during the past week. The case tally...

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In a story that could be classified as “WTF”, or as I like to say, “What is this guy thinking?”, Izard County Sheriff’s Department in Arkansas announced the arrest of an Oxford,...

Cook County Public Health announced Monday they would be offering a free measles vaccination clinic this Friday (3/6) and next Tuesday (3/10) for individuals who may have been exposed to the contagious...

At least two patients are being treated for the serious bacterial infection, necrotizing fasciitis, or the “flesh eating bacteria”, at the Rochester General Hospital, according to local media...

Remember Nina Pham? She was the first person in the United States to contract Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in the country while treating Liberian patient, Thomas Eric Duncan while employed at Texas Health Presbyterian...