The number of California measles cases linked to the two Disney theme parks has climbed to 22, with several additional suspect cases under evaluation. according to California Department of Public Health...

The number of whooping cough, or pertussis cases reported in the California epidemic in 2014 has eclipsed 10,000, and the counting is still ongoing. The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) reports...

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Another measles case has been reported in Mitchell and the Department of Health is warning residents to make sure their immunizations are up to date and to watch for rash and other symptoms.    As...

In a health alert today from the New York City Health Department to medical practitioners, health authorities say prompt initiation of Post-Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP) using antiretroviral medication can...

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Roche announced Friday that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the cobas® TaqScreen MPX Test, v2.0 for use in the detection and identification of HIV, HCV, and HBV in donations of...

The Royal Free Hospital released an update on the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) patient, Pauline Cafferkey today, and the news is promising. According to a statement health officials say, “Pauline Cafferkey...

The latest investigation update on the outbreak of Listeria monocytogenes infections (listeriosis) linked to commercially produced, prepackaged caramel apples was reported by the CDC and FDA Friday and...

The Maine Centers for Disease Control has released the update 2014 numbers for three important tickborne diseases in the state: Lyme disease, anaplasmosis and babesiosis. The case count for Lyme disease...

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A confirmed case of measles in a 15 year old male traveler was reported to the Florida Department of Health in Miami-Dade and Broward Counties. While infectious, the traveler visited local attractions...

New Mexico and California State health officials announced today the first influenza related fatalities of the current 2014-2015 flu season in adults. New Mexico health officials reported 5 deaths today...