Here are the top five posts on Outbreak News Today for the week Nov. 3 through Nov. 9: 5. K-State rower, Samantha Scott, dies from rare Lemierre syndrome I address the question, What is Lemierre syndrome?...

Here are the top five posts on Outbreak News Today for the week Oct. 20 through Oct 26: 5. Prion expert: ‘A link between consumption of squirrel brain and human prion disease is unjustifiably speculative’ In...

Here are the top five posts on Outbreak News Today for the week Sept 29 through Oct 5: 5. Madagascar plague: Bubonic and pneumonic cases confirmed As of 27 September 2018, a total of 25 cumulative...

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported this week that two major Cyclosporiasis outbreaks appear to be over. First is the multistate outbreak of cyclosporiasis linked to Del Monte...

Timely global surveillance of infectious disease threats around the world is critical for governments, healthcare organizations and businesses as they need actionable intelligence. BlueDot is a company...

More than half of the severe listeriosis cases in the European Union belong to clusters, many of which are not being picked up fast enough by the current surveillance system, suggests a new article published...

Animal viral diseases and spillover to humans results in some of the most important and devastating infections and outbreaks known to humans. My guest today looks at a number of these zoonotic diseases...

Outbreaks of previously unknown viral and other diseases have the potential to inflict serious and massive negative health and economic impact on the world. A new program, a really big idea, is set to...

Amidst growing concerns over the low uptake of flu shots in Europe, scientists from the Italian National Research Council and the JRC confirm that vaccinations remain the best way forward when it comes...

Last week it was reported in a number of media outlets that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) would be dramatically downsizing its epidemic prevention activities in 39 out of 49 countries...