In April, Pakistani health officials reported the first death due to Naegleria fowleri infection of the year in Tando Allah Yar  in Sindh province. Today, a second fatality was reported in a 55-year-old...

State and local health officials are investigating an outbreak of Salmonella infections involving patrons of Cilantro Fresh Mexican Grill, a restaurant at 1158 Whalley Ave. in New Haven, Connecticut. Cilantro’s...

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The Food and Drug Administration recently approved a new antibiotic into the arsenal for treating serious acute bacterial skin and skin structure infections (ABSSSI). Its called delafloxacin and goes by...

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Since the beginning of 2017, an epidemic of hepatitis A has affected gay and bisexual men in France and the number of cases is increasing in many French regions and throughout Europe. Health officials...

California health officials reported this week that newly published data shows that new hepatitis C cases are increasing among young adults. Between 2007 and 2015, newly reported hepatitis C infections...

New multicenter research, which included Vanderbilt University Medical Center investigators, could change treatment approaches to simple skin abscesses, infections often caused by Staphylococcus aureus (staph)...

By age 2, most children have been infected with respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), which usually causes only mild cold symptoms. But people with weakened immune systems, such as infants and the elderly,...

Routine drinking water testing by the Louisiana Department of Health has confirmed the presence of Naegleria fowleri, an ameba that occurs naturally in freshwater, in Ouachita Parish’s North Monroe...

Health officials in Shelby County, TN announced the laboratory confirmation of three individuals diagnosed with Legionnaires Disease. With the reported cases, health officials began an investigation...

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Canadian health officials announced the investigation into an outbreak of locally acquired Cyclospora infections in two provinces. According to the investigation to date, a total of 20 cases have...