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Vesicular Stomatitis (VS) has been detected in two head of cattle in South Texas, 5.7 miles southwest of Mathis (Jim Wells County). The cattle were tested after the owner observed blistering and swelling...

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Public Health England (PHE)  published it’s annual 2013 data for dengue fever and chikungunya earlier this week. In 2013, 541 cases of dengue fever were reported in travelers returning from dengue-affected...

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It’s that time of the year and the mosquitoes are biting. With that reality, at least since 1999 in the United States, West Nile virus (WNV) has become an annual issue. So far in 2014, the Centers...

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The number of cases and fatalities due to the “brain-eating amoeba”, Naegleria fowleri has increased by two this week, bringing the total number of cases in Karachi to five in the past two...

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The Saint Louis County Department of Health has received 71 case reports of shigellosis in the area since the start of the year. During this same time period in 2013, only two such cases were reported....

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Two recent cases of hantavirus pulmonary syndrome were confirmed in residents of the Texas Panhandle and South Plains, bringing the year’s total to three. Texas had one case in 2013. No cases were reported...

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A sharp rise in dengue fever cases during the past week in Singapore has prompted health officials to issue an advisory earlier this week. The National Environmental Agency (NEA) reported nearly 900 cases...

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It appears that the mumps outbreak in Central Ohio is slowing as only four new cases were reported during the past week, according to a Columbus Public Health news release Wednesday. The number of cases...

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Cellceutix announced another important milestone in the development of Brilacidin™, the lead compound in a novel class of antibiotics known as defensin-mimetics.   In the Company’s phase 2b study...

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Sanofi Pasteur, the vaccines division of Sanofi announced this week in The Lancet the detailed results of  its first landmark phase III dengue vaccine efficacy study conducted in five countries in Asia....