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Nigeria is one of the three remaining polio endemic countries on the planet with Afghanistan and Pakistan being the others. The African nation reported 53 wild poliovirus-1 cases in 2013, while so far...

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The Texas Animal Health Commission (TAHC) received confirmation of 14 new cases of Vesicular Stomatitis (VS) in both horses and cows in South and Central Texas. Twelve new premises are located in Bastrop...

Although cases of West Nile virus are typically seen in early autumn in Iowa, three cases of the illness have already been reported in the state. Current surveillance data shows one case each in Clay,...

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) today issued a warning to avoid nonessential travel to the West African nations of Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone. This Level 3 travel warning is...

A rotavirus outbreak that has affected some 3,000 people in Swaziland over the past three weeks has resulted in 36 fatalities, according to a Swazi Observer news report today. In an announcement by Prime...

Just days after Liberian government official, Mr. Patrick Sawyer, traveled by air from Liberia to Lagos, Nigeria, sick with suspected Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) and eventually dying from the virus, Nigerian...

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As of July 27, the West African nation of Sierra Leone has recorded 533 Ebola Virus Disease cases (473 confirmed, 38 probable, and 22 suspected) including 233 deaths. To put that in perspective, prior...

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The Philippines Department of Health (DOH) on Thursday announced the stepped up measures of strict monitoring in airports and other ports of entry in the country to prevent against the possible spread...

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The Hong Kong Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of Health (DH) today (July 30) received notification from the Health and Family Planning Commission of Guangdong Province (GDHFPC) of...

The Florida Department of Health in Pinellas County is asking for the public’s help to prevent the spread of Cryptosporidiosis (Crypto), a disease that spreads easily in households, child-care settings...