The strain of Neisseria meningitis, the agent of meningococcal disease, that killed 18-year-old  San Diego State University (SDSU) freshman Sara Stelzer is the same strain seen in outbreaks of meningococcal...

In a telebriefing yesterday, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) director, Dr. Thomas Frieden announced the new, updated guidelines for the use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). “The...

Health officials in Comanche County, OK report an outbreak of the sexually transmitted infection (STI), syphilis, saying the number of cases in the Lawton area is up 300 percent during the past year. Officials...

An unnamed American physician (Patient X) who was working with the World Health Organization (WHO) in Sierra Leone, where he contracted Ebola Virus Disease (EVD), was declared free from Ebola virus and...

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A group of 43 people in Texas who had contact with the state’s first Ebola patient have been cleared from twice-daily monitoring after reaching the 21-day mark, the longest incubation period for...

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AMS Health Sciences, LLC is notifying the public that it is recalling 2014 bottles of Saba Shark Cartilage Complex due to possible contamination of Salmonella, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes...

The three Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) cases in Dallas, TX, one patient from Liberia and two nurses who treated that patient, has clearly awakened the country concerning Ebola preparedness. Several states...

Cruise passengers on board a Carnival Magic cruise were able to breathe a sigh of relief  after a laboratory technician from Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas who handled and processed blood...

Oasis Brands, Inc. of Miami, FL is recalling select lots of various Lacteos Santa Martha products with Best by dates of 07/01/14 through 12/31/14, because the products has the potential to be contaminated...

It was confirmed this past Tuesday that an inmate at the Chillicothe Correctional Institution in Chillicothe, OH has been diagnosed with the bacterial infection, leprosy, or Hansen’s Disease. According...