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A 60-year-old Carlsbad man has died from “sepsis due to Coccidioides immitis pneumonia”, a rare thing in the  state of New Mexico, according to a Current-Argus News report Thursday. The...

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The Puerto Rico Department of Health (Departamento de Salud de Puerto Rico) has reported the first confirmed case of chikungunya virus on the Caribbean island yesterday, according to the Department’s...

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The number of mosquito borne infectious agents spans a plethora of viruses (dengue , chikungunya, West Nile virus, Eastern Equine encephalitis virus and St. Louis encephalitis virus  and parasites (malaria...

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PRESS RELEASE Two hundred and eighty-eight cases of measles were reported to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in the United States between Jan. 1 and May 23, 2014.  This is the largest...

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After reporting three hantavirus cases so far in 2014, including one fatality, Colorado state health officials are warning Coloradans to avoid exposure to the lethal virus while cleaning cabins or other...

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In a follow-up to the news that the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) has spread to the west African country of Sierra Leone shows the number of cases have grown since the weekend. According to the World Health...

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The country on the northern coast of South America has become the second country on the continent to record locally transmitted cases of the mosquito borne virus, chikungunya, according to aa Associated...

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PRESS RELEASE After completing additional and more definitive laboratory tests, CDC officials have concluded that an Indiana MERS patient did not spread the virus to an Illinois associate during a business...

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The cholera outbreak that was declared by the South Sudan Ministry of Health in collaboration with the World Health Organization three weeks ago in Juba, has blossomed to hundreds of cases and two dozen...

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NEWS RELEASE Researchers at UL Lafayette’s New Iberia Research Center have conducted a vaccine trial on chimpanzees that could help protect endangered wild apes from deadly infectious diseases, such...