A total of 17 new research proposals on Zika will be conducted in Latin America and the Caribbean to identify solutions to address this virus,  which causes congenital brain abnormalities when pregnant...

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Last weekend, three Huntington (WV) High School wrestlers competed at the West Virginia AAA Region IV Tournament with what was confirmed later as cases of HSV-1 or herpes simplex virus type 1, according...

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In a follow-up to the multi-province gastrointestinal illness outbreak in Canada, The Public Health Agency of Canada has reported an additional 46 cases linked to consumption of raw oysters as of Friday. The...

Four cases of mumps have been identified in Chapman University Law students who attended the Back to School Event held at Rudy’s in Newport Beach, on Friday night, January 27, 2017.  The risk of getting...

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Mumps cases and outbreaks have been sprouting up over several areas of Canada including the outbreak in Manitoba. Since September 1, 2016 and up to February 16, 2017 there have been 164 confirmed cases...

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In a follow-up on the multistate Seoul virus outbreak in the United States, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports laboratory-confirmed infection in 16 people in nine states as of...

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On Friday, the Vancouver Canucks reported one confirmed case of mumps in a player and at least four others showing symptoms of the contagious viral infection. The hockey team is working with provincial...

The Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) was recently notified by the University of Alabama (UA) Student Health Center that University of Alabama students were recently treated for mumps. From January...

In a follow-up to a report two weeks ago,  Secretary of Health Dr. Karen Murphy announced that the Department of Health is working with Pennsylvania State University, or PSU, to investigate confirmed...

Each year, about 2 million people contract leishmaniasis, a parasitic disease transmitted by the bite of a sand fly. The cutaneous form of the disease results in disfiguring skin ulcers that may take months...