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In an update on the measles epidemic in Katanga in the southeast of Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), the number of cases have nearly doubled in the past three months, according to data from the Ministry...

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About two months after the first  2 autochthonous cases of Zika virus infection were confirmed in the South American country of Suriname, one expert estimates that the disease burden may be quite high. According...

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After a couple days lull in reported dengue fever infection reported on Big Island, the Hawaii Department of Health (HDOH) reported eight additional cases on Wednesday, bringing the outbreak total to 190....

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With the confirmation of autochthonous and imported Zika virus infection in French Guiana, the number of countries globally with evidence, past or current, of Zika virus transmission has grown to 33...

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Researchers at SUNY Downstate Medical Center have identified and mapped areas of high probability of plague bacteria in the western United States. Their findings were published in a recent edition of the...

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In a follow-up to reports on the H1N1 influenza outbreak in Iran, new reports say that the number of “swine flu” related fatalities in the country has nearly doubled since mid-December to 112...

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Brazilian health authorities released the latest numbers concerning the massive increase of microcephaly cases in the country and it reveals the number suspected cases of the disease is now at 2,975...

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Nearly 1 million incidences of herpes zoster, which is also known as shingles, occur every year in the U.S., with an estimated one-third of all adults affected by age 80. Despite its prevalence, particularly...

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Zika virus has arrived in the Americas with a force in 2015 as 13 countries or territories have now seen autochthonous transmission and in Brazil alone, an estimated 1,000,000+ cases reported there. Zika...

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The Health and Family Planning Commission of Guangdong Province has reported a human case of avian influenza A(H5N6) in a 26-year-old woman in Shenzhen today. The patient lives in Bao’an, Shenzhen....