The last naturally occurring case of indigenous smallpox was diagnosed in Somalia on 26 October 1977. The once devastating viral disease is estimated to have killed some 300 million people in the 20th...

As of today, The South Korean Department of Health and Human Services has reported 64 cases of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) and five fatalities since May 20, when the government...

The South Korean HHS reported today (computer translated) an additional 14 cases of  Middle East Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV), bring the ever changing country total to 64, by far the largest...

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From a single drop of blood, researchers can now simultaneously test for more than 1,000 different strains of viruses that currently or have previously infected a person. Using a new method known as VirScan,...

The Luxembourg Department of Health issued a statement Friday (computer translated) warning the public about a rise in the number of hantavirus cases seen so far in 2015. Although health authorities...

The South Korean Department of Health and Human Services has reported (computer translated) an additional nine cases of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV), bringing the total cases...

One month after Brazilian media reported on a number of Zika virus infections in Bahia state and elsewhere, the Dominican Republic news source, El Nueve Diario (computer translated) is reporting the first...

Several of the major cities of the Indian subcontinent have been experiencing a rise in cases of dengue fever. In Sri Lanka, the Colombo Municipal Council has reported an increase in the commercial capital...

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The Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) is urging travelers to the 2015 Americas Cup, scheduled for June 11 to July 4 in Chile, to ensure they are protected from vaccine-preventable...

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Santa Barbara Smokehouse of Santa Barbara, CA is voluntarily recalling all smoked salmon EXCLUDING HOT SMOKED SALMON from March 1st to April 8th 2015, because it has the potential to be contaminated with...