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The number of H7N9 avian influenza cases reported on Mainland China is now at 564 cases since March 2013, and this number is likely low due to irregular reporting from many provinces in China. In addition,...

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Taking antibiotics for diarrhea may put travelers visiting developing parts of the world at higher risk for contracting superbugs and spreading these daunting drug-resistant bacteria to their home countries,...

The Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) issued six Travel Health notices Friday as many Canadians flee the frigid weather and head down south for vacation or holiday. Travel notices were issued due...

Health officials in Germany are advising physicians, infectious disease specialists and travel medicine specialists to be aware of the potential of importation of the “Monkey malaria”, Plasmodium...

After reporting a total of 28 chikungunya cases in 2013, primarily due to travel to south-east Asia and South Asia travel, the Public Health England (PHE) reports there has been nearly 200 cases seen so...

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As of November 12, 2014, the World Health Organization reported a cluster of three Ebola cases in Bamako, Mali. The cluster in Bamako is linked to a man who had been in a clinic in Bamako after becoming...

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Fall in the United States means residents in most of the country will see fewer mosquitoes and less risk of the diseases they spread. However, the chikungunya outbreak in Caribbean and Central and South...

An Australian traveler to Japan has been diagnosed with dengue fever, according to a letter from Alfred Health in Melbourne sent to ProMed Mail Friday. The notification states that a 51-year-old male...

A Japanese man with a recent travel history to Thailand has tested positive for Zika virus, a mosquito borne disease, according to a first hand account published in ProMed Mail Saturday. The report notes  previous...

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The Tennessee Department of Health, in alignment with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, is issuing polio vaccination guidance for individuals planning travel to and from 10 countries where...