Health officials in California and Utah have confirmed at least nine measles cases between residents of the two states and three other cases are under investigation. All confirmed and suspect cases reported...

Minnesota state health officials reported recently on a number of acute flaccid myelitis (AFM) cases in children that occurred in the past month. What is acute flaccid myelitis and what is the situation...

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says there is no multi-state outbreak in the country currently, responding to several media accounts that there was a national outbreak. “There...

In an update on the dengue fever situation in Thailand in 2018, the Bureau of Epidemiology, MoPH, Thailand is reporting a total of 37793 cases were reported from all 77 provinces through July 30 this...

In an update on polio news from the most recent week, we look at updates from Syria, Afghanistan, Pakistan and Australia. Syria According to the Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI), the total number...

Denver Public Health reports that new data from the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment show that the number of gonorrhea cases in the Denver metro area has increased significantly among...

For the first time since May, San Luis Obispo County (SLO) health officials have reported a death due to the fungal infection, Valley Fever, or coccidioidomycosis, making it the sixth of the year. According...

In Australia, the topic of Lyme disease has been a growing issue in recent years with patients sharing their stories about suffering with debilitating symptom complexes attributed to ticks. The Australian...

In 2016 in Ukraine, 119 people were sickened by botulism, in which a dozen people died. So far in 2017, the picture looks very similar according to data from the Center for Influenza and Acute Respiratory...

The number of new plague cases in Madagascar has steadily declined since mid-October. From 6 to 15 November 2017, 149 probable (12) and suspect (137) pneumonic cases, 18 bubonic cases and 8 unspecified...