Following reports of clusters of ocular syphilis in Washington State (6) and San Francisco (7) since December 2014, Los Angeles County health officials say they are investigating two independent cases...

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The season for seeing chicks and ducklings tweet and quack their tiny ways into people’s hearts is officially underway. But it’s not always wise to follow the flock when a brood or clutch is concerned. At...

Just one week after Berkeley health officials warned of a possible measles exposure at the La Mediterranee restaurant, city officials say an adult who may have measles (it has not yet been confirmed)...

Multiple health agencies will be launching the Phase III trial for the Ebola vaccine, VSV-EBOV, in Guinea on Saturday, according to the World Health Organization. According to reports, the initial...

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...