Here is a look at some interesting infectious disease and health news reported across the globe: Ten health issues WHO will tackle this year The world is facing multiple health challenges. These range...

Here is a look at some important infectious disease news reported across the globe: Wound Botulism Outbreak Among Persons Who Use Black Tar Heroin — San Diego County, California, 2017–2018 During September...

Here are the top five posts on Outbreak News Today for the week Dec. 15 through Dec. 21: 5. Syphilis transmitted through semen? Researchers from the University of Washington suggest that Treponema...

Dengue Thai health officials report from Jan. 1 through Dec. 10, 80,065 dengue fever cases have been recorded from all 77 provinces. 107 fatalities have been reported. The top five morbidity rate were...

The Brazilian Ministry of Health is calling on the public to take actions to prevent mosquito bites and the proliferation of the mosquito vector of dengue, Zika, yellow fever and chikungunya. The call...

The islands of Guadeloupe in the Leeward Islands has reported the first confirmed dengue fever cases since April 2016, according to the regional health agency (ARS) this past week. ARS has reported...

The State of Rio registered 36,102 cases of chikungunya in the period from January to November 13 this year, according to a G1 Globo report (computer translated). Of these patients, 16 died with complications...

Through the first week in November 2018, a total of 446,150 cases of dengue were reported (incidence of 45.9 cases per 100,000 population), including 240 deaths, according to UN officials. 171,123 were...

In a follow-up on the locally transmitted dengue fever cases reported in the Region of Murcia, Spain (HERE and HERE), the Ministry of Health of Murcia and the National Center for Microbiology (CNM) of...

In a two week period, Thailand health officials reported an additional 4,000 dengue fever cases and eight deaths. According to the Thailand Bureau of Epidemiology, as of October 29,  a total of 70146...