2018 was a bad year for measles in the United States according to preliminary data from federal health officials. In 2018, 349 individual cases of measles were confirmed in 26 states and the District...

Here is a look at some important infectious disease news reported across the globe:   Monkey fever claims 6 lives in Karnataka’s Shivamogga At least six people have died due to Monkey fever...

Since the first appearance of local transmission of chikungunya virus in the Caribbean in late December 2013, US health officials have been on continuous watch for the mosquito borne viral infection. In...

New Jersey state health officials issued a public health alert today due to potential exposure at Newark Liberty International Airport. On Dec. 24, 2018, an international traveler who has been confirmed...

In a follow-up on the measles outbreak in Ocean County, New Jersey, health officials reported Friday that the case tally is now 33, up from 24 cases just a few short days ago. New Jersey health officials...

In a follow-up on the measles outbreak in Ocean County, NJ, the Ocean County Health Department now reports 24 confirmed cases as of today. In addition, 10 cases under investigation. Vaccination is encouraged...

In a follow-up on the measles outbreak in Ocean County, New Jersey, county health officials have reported three additional cases, bringing the total cases to 18. In addition, there are also 14 potential...

In a follow-up on the Acinetobacter baumannii cases in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) of University Hospital in Newark, the New Jersey Department of Health  reported on the deaths of two premature...

The New Jersey Department of Health is warning residents of additional exposures associated with an outbreak of measles— a highly contagious disease—in Ocean County. A highly suspect case of measles...

In a follow-up on the measles outbreak in Ocean County, NJ, the Ocean County Health Department is now reporting additional confirmed and suspect measles cases. According to a health department news release,...