In some important infectious disease news out of Africa, the World Health Organization (WHO) updated the world on the measles outbreak in Madagascar, To date, officials have reported 66,000 cases since...

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...

It’s that time again to go over the past year and determine what I believe are the most important infectious disease and outbreak news stories. Every year this is a difficult task and 2018 is no...

Wellcome Photography Prize revamped in its 21st year by global charitable foundation Wellcome Focus on health in society and the impact of health issues on people and communities worldwide Call for entries...

Here are the top five posts on Outbreak News Today for the Thanksgiving week, the week Nov. 17 through Nov. 23: 5. North Carolina: Chickenpox outbreak reported at Asheville school The largest outbreak...

Outbreaks of norovirus in health care settings and outbreaks caused by a particular genotype of the virus are more likely to make people seriously ill, according to a new study in The Journal of Infectious...

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...