In a Food and Drug Administration (FDA) consumer update published today, officials discuss the treatment, control and prevention of the bacterial infection, impetigo. Impetigo is a common bacterial skin...

Enterovirus activity is up in Taiwan and health officials say has been higher than the epidemic threshold for two consecutive weeks. According to the surveillance data compiled by Taiwan Centers for Disease...

The World Health Organization (WHO) published the following update on the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) situation in Saudi Arabia: Between 16 September and 10 October 2016 the National IHR Focal...

Lyme disease cannot be contracted in Australia and patients should not be treated with antibiotics for so-called Lyme-like diseases, new medical research has found. Professor Peter Collignon AM from The...

The Hong Kong Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of Health (DH) has recently reported two imported cases of the bacterial disease, leptospirosis in Oct. 2016. The first case was recorded...