Following reports over a week ago about historic numbers of the sexually transmitted infections (STI), chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis in 2015 in the United States, California health officials have...

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With the announcement of two additional autochthonous, or locally acquired Zika virus cases Friday in the Philippines, the Department of Health now puts the case tally at 19 this year. Health Undersecretary...

The Cape Coast Health directorate is reporting new cholera cases in the metropolis linked to contaminated food, local media reports. Ten residents have been diagnosed with cholera and are they are currently...

An international study, led by the University of Southampton, shows the UK and France experience the highest number of malaria cases imported from other countries. Research led by WorldPop, based at the...

In a follow-up to a report last week, Western Australia Health is reporting a second confirmed measles case in a person who was infected during travel overseas. The person visited numerous places in the...

Grenada health officials reported this week on an outbreak of the childhood viral disease, hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD).  Grenada’s Ministry of Health has received reports of twelve cases linked...

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Philippines health officials have reported twelve locally acquired Zika virus infections this year, with the bulk of the cases reported in Iloilo City to date. Joining the Department of Health in the battle...

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A non-virulent variant of the deadly Vibrio cholerae O1 strain has likely been present in Haitian aquatic environments for several hundred years, with the potential to become virulent through gene transfer...

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In a follow-up to a report five weeks ago concerning the measles situation in Romania, the Ministry of Health now puts the measles tally in the southeastern European country at just shy of 1,000 cases,...

Even though a large majority of the U.S. public is aware of the Zika virus, according to a newly-released New York University (NYU) Zika study, fewer than half know some of the hallmarks of this novel...