A research team at The University of Texas at El Paso is one step closer to developing an effective human vaccine for cutaneous leishmaniasis, a tropical disease found in Texas and Oklahoma, and affecting...

There is little that can introduce or reintroduce a infectious disease back to a country than the chaos that surrounds war and political and social instability. We see numerous examples of this today to...

In a follow-up on the hepatitis A outbreak reported in southeastern Michigan, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) continues to see an elevated number of hepatitis A cases in...

Manifestations of Zika virus (ZIKV) infection differ drastically. Sometimes they are catastrophic, most notably when they cause microcephaly in some babies born to infected mothers. At other times, they...

The problems in Yemen continue to get worse as they face the largest humanitarian crisis and the worst food crisis in the world. In addition to the largest outbreak in the world, a cholera outbreak...

On Thursday, Dynavax Technologies Corporation announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved HEPLISAV-B [Hepatitis B Vaccine, Recombinant (Adjuvanted)] for prevention of infection...

A measles outbreak has been reported by health officials in Ukraine. The most recent data in 2017 shows that as of the end of July, Ukraine has reported 1,386 cases of measles, compared to 10 cases in...

The vaccine that protects against cancer-causing types of human papillomavirus (HPV) also prevents an uncommon but incurable childhood respiratory disease, according to a new study published in The Journal...

The low efficacy of last year’s influenza vaccine can be attributed to a mutation in the H3N2 strain of the virus, a new study reports. Due to the mutation, most people receiving the egg-grown vaccine...

A student at Evansdale Elementary School in north Edmonton has been diagnosed with the serious vaccine-preventable disease, diphtheria, exposing a number of classmates at the same time, according to...