Here’s a lesson for the next textbook on malaria: If at first you succeed, don’t rest on your laurels or become complacent. Put your head down and keep working. Public health officials in the Republic...

The number of confirmed measles cases in the Lisbon and Tagus Valley region has risen to 15, including two children, according to a local media report (computer translated). Five confirmed cases are in...

European health officials reported more than 1,400 Salmonella cases since 2012 in 18 countries in an ongoing outbreak linked to Polish eggs. In total, 1,412 Salmonella Enteritidis cases have been found...

In an update on the ongoing measles outbreak in the Republic of Serbia, Institute of Public Health of Serbia reported (computer translated) 23 additional measles cases in October–17 in Belgrade...

African swine fever, or ASF, appeared for the first time in China over the summer and since that time, more than 50 outbreaks of ASF have been reported in domestic pigs in 13 provinces of China. Back in...

A study, published in The Lancet Infectious Diseases, estimates that about 33,000 people die each year as a direct consequence of an infection due to bacteria resistant to antibiotics and that the burden...

Ukraine continues to report measles at high levels–more than 1,300 cases reported in the past week– and they continue to strongly encourage the public to get vaccinated, even calling immunization...

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The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates there are 59,000 human deaths annually in over 150 countries, with 95% of cases occurring in Africa and Asia, and this is likely a underestimation. Rabies...

Last year, a 26-year-old man receiving treatment for leukemia went to a Swiss hospital’s emergency room with a fever, a sore throat, and a cough, and was admitted. His condition worsened, and 17 days...

On today’s show, I look at a wide range of important infectious disease news to include hepatitis A and the current situation in Florida and Pinellas County in particular. In addition, I look at...