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...

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The area of the Texas state capital and Travis County has seen an increase in syphilis, in addition to Texas as a whole, according to data published in the Travis County Medical Society Journal. Texas...

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In a follow-up to a report yesterday, the HIV outbreak announced by State health officials earlier this week continues to grow, now reaching 27 confirmed cases and 10 preliminary HIV positive cases, the Indiana...

The rate of primary and secondary (P&S) syphilis reported in the United States decreased during the 1990s; in 2000, the rate was the lowest since reporting began in 1941, according to the Centers for...

A patron of the Berkeley restaurant, La Mediterranee, who was measles positive may have exposed hundreds last week, according a CBS San Francisco report. The adult, a San Mateo resident, visited the...

In a follow-up to a report two weeks ago of a measles case in an employee of Emeril’s New Orleans Fish House at the MGM Grand Hotel & Casino, health officials have identified three additional...

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Just about a month after Washington State reported an increase in ocular syphilis in the men who have sex with men (MSM) population, San Francisco health officials are reporting a cluster of 7 cases...

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Indiana health officials announced an outbreak of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) in the southeastern part of the state yesterday saying that at least 26 confirmed cases have been reported since mid-December. Authorities...

A couple of weeks ago I had journalist, Tara Haelle on the Outbreak News This Week Radio Show to talk about her recent piece in Forbes, Measles Outbreak in Dollars and Cents: It Costs Taxpayers Bigtime,...