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Malaria in Sri Lanka has been dramatically reduced over the past decade. Cases have declined 99.9%, from approximately 265,000 cases in 1999 to just 124 local cases in 2011, according to the Global Health...

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A patient isolated at Shady Grove Adventist Hospital in Rockville, Maryland does not have the Ebola virus, according to Community Health Advisory released Friday. “Following further tests, monitoring...

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Crew members on board a Liberian vessel headed for New Orleans do not have Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) according to a statement from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Wednesday night. CDC,...

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The number of two mosquito borne diseases have been growing in recent weeks, putting the 2014 numbers above what was seen last year. The Venezuelan Health Ministry has been seeing more than 2,000 dengue...

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UC San Francisco (UCSF) is working to create an online platform that health workers around the world can use to predict where malaria is likely to be transmitted using data on Google Earth Engine. The...

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The Mobile County Health Department has confirmed that a teenage girl who traveled this summer to the Republic of Uganda contracted malaria. She has been hospitalized since Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014, and is...

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The Florida Department of Health (FLDOH) has reported more imported chikungunya and dengue fever cases during the past week, according the latest arbovirus data. Twenty-two cases of chikungunya fever...

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Drug-resistant malaria parasites have spread to critical border regions of South-east Asia, seriously threatening global malaria control and elimination programmes, according to a study published in the...

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The malaria outbreak in the northeast Indian state of Tripura has caused more than 100 deaths in the past two months prompting calls of “medical negligence” from some opposition groups in the...

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The past week was a busy one in Florida as far as mosquito borne infections. Imported human cases of chikungunya, dengue fever and malaria were reported plus the state reported a locally acquired dengue...