Five cases of Mayaro virus (MAYV) were detected in patients in Amazonas state in northwestern Brazil in 2016, according to a G1 Globo report (computer translated). According to the Dr. Heitor Vieira Dourado...

By now, we are all too aware that chronic Lyme disease can be found in 80 countries worldwide, affecting tens of millions, if not hundreds of millions around the globe. We know that chronic Lyme disease...

The health authority of Mainz-Bingen district in eastern Germany (computer translated) is currently investigating several human cases of tularemia, or hare plague/rabbit fever. The six affected had participated...

Raritan Pharmaceuticals, a contract manufacturer for Homeolab USA, is voluntarily recalling homeopathic products containing belladonna extract (see products below) due to the potential for variation in...

Marion County Health Department is investigating an outbreak of mumps.  Since October 3, there have been 12 suspect mumps cases reported. Laboratory tests done within the last two weeks confirmed that...

The Hong Kong Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of Health (DH) reported the following sporadic cases in the city in recent days and weeks: On November 11, 2016, CHP recorded a case...

On Friday, the Taiwan Centers for Disease Control (Taiwan CDC) announced the sixth indigenous dengue case confirmed since this summer. The case is a 56-year-old female who resides in Ruiguang Village,...

As Zika spreads throughout the world, the call for rapid development of therapeutics to treat Zika rings loud and clear. Taking a step further in identifying a possible therapeutic candidate, a team of...

A cow located in Elma Ward has tested positive for rabies. This is the third confirmed rabid animal in Perth County since 2015. A skunk and another cow, both in Ellice Ward, tested positive for rabies...

In a follow-up on the Rift Valley Fever (RVF) outbreak in the West Africa country of Niger, the World Health Organization (WHO) released the following update this week: On 30 August, the Ministry of...