In a follow-up to the hepatitis A outbreak in Utah, state public health has identified 95 confirmed cases of hepatitis A virus (HAV) infection; many among persons who are homeless and/or using illicit...

GenePOC Inc announced today that its Clostridium difficile assay,  GenePOC™ CDiff, for use on the revogene™ instrument, received clearance from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The GenePOC...

GSK and Medicines for Malaria Venture (MMV) today announced the submission of a new drug application (NDA) by GSK to the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA), seeking approval of single-dose...

The San Diego County Board of Supervisors on Monday extended the local hepatitis A health emergency for another two weeks amid continuing signs the outbreak is slowing down. The Board is required to review...

Last month, a human rabies case and fatality was reported in Highlands County, the first human case of rabies acquired in Florida since 1948. Today, the Florida Department of Health reported that from...

In a follow-up on the meningococcal disease situation at Oregon State University (OSU) in Corvallis, Benton County health officials are reporting that an additional student is being treated for meningococcal...

Tick-borne infections are a major infectious disease problem in the United States as we see the numbers increase each year and a geographical spread reported. Ticks are arachnids, like spiders, scorpions...

The Georgia Department of Public Health Northwest Health District has concluded that the cause of the food-borne illness outbreak related to a catered Thanksgiving meal employee event at Toyo Tire in...

Cutting the budget of the President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI) by 44%, as the U.S. Congress has proposed, would lead to an estimated 67 million additional cases of malaria over the next four years,...

Kentucky has become the latest in an ever growing list of states battling a hepatitis A outbreak–following California, Michigan and Utah. On Tuesday, The Kentucky Department for Public Health (DPH)...