Health Protection Scotland (HPS) has today announced that there has been an increase in levels of norovirus across Scotland. Latest figures show that NHS Boards are experiencing increased norovirus activity. Health...

A wearable patch that delivers small amounts of peanut protein through the skin shows promise for treating children and young adults with peanut allergy, with greater benefits for younger children, according...

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The Arkansas Department of Health (ADH) reported Wednesday that the mumps outbreak, that as of today stands at 769 suspected and lab confirmed cases, is now being reported in Pulaski County in central...

Western Australians are being asked to be alert to an increased risk of measles, following a confirmed diagnosis in a passenger who was infected during holidays in Japan, and who was infectious to others...

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Four deaths have recently been attributed to leptospirosis in the Coastal Karnataka city of Udupi, causing fear among the population. According to a Times of India report, the four fatalities were seen...

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Tarrant County Public Health (TCPH) officials reported Wednesday on the first West Nile Virus (WNV)-associated death of the 2016 season. The death involved a senior adult with underlying medical conditions. Last...

In a follow-up on the Shigella outbreak in the Mid-Michigan counties of Genesee and Saginaw, health officials report that since Mar. 1, 177 cases of Shigella infection have been reported throughout the...

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In a follow-up to a report of a suspected outbreak of epidemic keratoconjunctivitis (EKC) in St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands (USVI), health officials confirmed the outbreak yesterday. About three weeks...

The recent Ebola epidemic in West Africa highlighted the need for better global preparedness and response to disease outbreaks. To help address that need in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone — the countries...

GlaxoSmithKline  announced this week that it has submitted a Biologics License Application (BLA) for its candidate shingles vaccine, ShingrixTM, to the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA),...