In an effort to rapidly contain the resurgence of cholera in South Sudan, WHO has secured oral cholera vaccine to vaccinate the communities in Leer Town and other areas. The 20 February integrated food...

Since 1 January 2017, 201 suspected cases of meningitis with 17 deaths were reported by 19 health districts. In week 2, the district of Akebou which is part of the Plateau Region issued an alert after...

If you’re sick, stay home. Wash your hands before preparing food. When preparing food, always wear gloves or do not touch the ready-to-eat food with bare hands. For food service workers, following this...

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Health officials in Maricopa County, Arizona have reported more than fifty leptospirosis cases in dogs in the past year and the current, ongoing  outbreak. Leptospirosis, a bacterial disease that can...

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Officials with the Scurry County Health Unit in Snyder, Texas announced yesterday that there has been a confirmed case of Hepatitis A. They say it is an isolated case and the investigation is ongoing. Health...

Scientists at Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health are the first to report a method to accurately predict the timing and intensity of West Nile Virus (WNV) outbreaks. The study is...

Indiana University is investigating a cluster of mumps cases on the Bloomington campus. Five total cases have been confirmed since December. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...

Three Ready Pac Foods Inc. establishments, located in Swedesboro, N.J., in Jackson, Ga., and the headquarters establishment in Irwindale, Calif., are recalling approximately 59,225 pounds of one variety...

The largest mumps outbreak in Washington state has prompted some changes in Gonzaga University’s (GU) community outreach programs, according to the Gonzaga Bulletin Wednesday. The article states...

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An unknown disease that has afflicted some 2,000 people on the African island nation of São Tomé and Príncipe remains a mystery as Portuguese doctors try to figure out the etiology and cure, according...