A Purdue University study shows that the bacteria Listeria monocytogenes can live inside the tissue of romaine lettuce, suggesting that conventional post-harvest sanitization practices might not be sufficient...

Also known as the raccoon roundworm, Baylisascaris procyonis is the most common and widespread cause of clinical larva migrans in animals. It is a ubiquitous roundworm infection of raccoons (Procyon lotor)...

Researchers at Purdue University have determined the high-resolution structure of immature Zika virus, a step toward better understanding how the virus infects host cells and spreads. Zika belongs to a...

Scientists have discovered the mechanism that hijacks the immune system’s response to tuberculosis, revealing an important new drug target for the disease that kills more than 1 million people each...

In a follow-up on the mumps outbreak at Purdue University, state health officials reported Friday that the case count at the West Lafayette, Indiana campus increased by 17 confirmed cases during the past...

The number of confirmed mumps cases on the Purdue University West Lafayette campus has increased to 31 as of Friday, according to Indiana state health officials. As of Thursday, the school said they were investigating...

The number of mumps cases reported in Indiana has risen to 93, with the majority of cases being reported at four major universities. Confirmed outbreaks of mumps have been reported at Indiana University...

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The number of mumps cases in central Indiana continue to rise as state health officials put the count at 78. The Indiana State Department of Health has confirmed outbreaks of mumps at Indiana University...

The Indiana State Department of Health has reported mumps outbreaks at four universities as Purdue University in West Lafayette becomes the latest school to report an outbreak of the viral vaccine preventable...

A team led by Purdue University researchers is the first to determine the structure of the Zika virus, which reveals insights critical to the development of effective antiviral treatments and vaccines. The...