The types of gene mutations that contribute to autism are more diverse than previously thought, report researchers at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine in the March 24 online issue...

Smallbatch Pets Inc. is voluntarily recalling one lot of frozen dog duckbatch sliders due to their potential to be contaminated with Salmonella and Listeria monocytogenes. Salmonella and Listeria monocytogenes...

Podcast of the Mar. 27, 2016 show. The Outbreak News This Week Radio Show, the first and only radio program dedicated to infectious disease and health news and information, airs every Sunday at 8 pm ET...

The closely related Hendra and Nipah viruses (referred to jointly as henipaviruses) are deadly cousins of the more common mumps, measles, and respiratory syncytial viruses, all members of the paramyxovirus...

The controversial 2016 documentary, Vaxxed: From Cover-Up to Catastrophe,  directed by discredited former physician and anti-vaccine activist Andrew Wakefield, has been pulled from the line-up at the...

The Philippines Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced the recall of the anti-tuberculosis drug, Onecure, after one component of the drug failed specifications. Onecure, which is manufactured by...

Officials with the Madeira Health Department are reporting two imported Zika virus cases in women who traveled to Brazil, according to a news release (computer translated). One Zika case is being investigated...

The number of mumps cases reported at Butler University in Indianapolis is up to 24 since the first cases were identified on Thursday, February 11, and confirmed Friday, February 12, by the Marion County...

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Connecticut health officials are reporting an outbreak of seven confirmed cases of E.coli and two cases of Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome (HUS). According to the Connecticut Department of Public Health (DPH) six...

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A critical report in the Tampa Bay Times Saturday, which is essentially saying the Florida Department of Health (DOH) is “cooking the books” concerning HIV data in the state, was quickly...