According to the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), two countries reported confirmed diphtheria cases between December 2018 and February 2019–Haiti and Venezuela. In Venezuela, the diphtheria...

In a follow-up in the report of a diphtheria fatality in the district of Johor Bahru at the southern tip of the Malay Peninsula, Malaysian health officials are reporting three more confirmed cases in...

Malaysian health officials are reporting the first diphtheria case on 2019 in the 2-year-old child from Johor Bahru. The child presented with fever, cough and swelling tonsils on February 16, 2019....

Venezuela’s tumbling economy and authoritarian rule have precipitated an unprecedented humanitarian crisis. The country is now experiencing a more than 1 million percent inflation, healthcare is in...

Here are the top five posts on Outbreak News Today for the week Jan. 26 through Feb. 1: 5. Philippines reports 200,000 dengue cases in 2018, 31st Dengvaxia complaint filed over doctor’s death After...

To the list of woes brought on by Venezuela’s economic and political turmoil, add one more: a crippled national vaccination program has resulted in record-high numbers in cases of measles, diphtheria...

In July 2016, Venezuela reported it’s first diphtheria case since the 1990s. While the health minister, Luisana Melo attempted to deny the outbreak at the time, the numbers don’t lie. Since...

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the expanded use of Adacel® (Tetanus Toxoid, Reduced Diphtheria Toxoid and Acellular Pertussis (Tdap) Vaccine Adsorbed) to include repeat vaccination...

Global health care company, Sanofi, announced Wednesday that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the pediatric hexavalent combination vaccine, VAXELIS™ . VAXELIS was developed as part...

Philippines health officials have reported an increase in the vaccine preventable disease, diphtheria, in four regions of the country, while nationally, cases have decreased in 2018. Bicol, Davao, Soccsksargen...