In a follow-up on the measles outbreak in Brooklyn and Queens, city health officials report a dozen new cases, bringing the total to 133 since October. Most of these cases have involved members of the...

Knowing how to prepare for overseas travel becomes more important day-by-day–what vaccines do you need and how to avoid mosquito borne illness are just two critical components to safe travel. My...

For the first time in nearly a year, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) updated the travel advisory for Nigeria due to the Lassa fever outbreak. The Nigeria Center for Disease Control...

In a follow-up on the measles cases reported in New South Wales, health officials reported an additional case in a returned traveller. The woman was infectious on her flight from Singapore to Sydney...

In our continuing coverage on the hantavirus outbreak in Chubut Province of Patagonia in southern Argentina, the outbreak had prompted the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a...

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a travel notice this week for the country of Kazakhstan. Health officials in Kazakhstan have reported an outbreak of measles. CDC officials...

Here are the top five posts on Outbreak News Today for the week Jan. 19 through Jan. 25: 5. South Africa issues alert for travelers to the southern African region South African health officials issued...

The National Institute for Communicable Diseases in South Africa are advising travellers returning from the southern African region should be aware of a number of infectious disease risks related to travel...

Rabies is a topic we report on on the website often and have discussed on the podcast several times. Last May, we reported on a human rabies death in a Virginia resident who traveled overseas, where...

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a travel notice for Tijuana, Mexico after some US residents who retuned were diagnosed with infections caused by an antibiotic-resistant form...