UNICEF Regional Director, Geert Cappelaere, recently returned from a visit to Yemen to oversee the organizations’s response to the unprecedented cholera outbreak and said it’s turning an...

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Since our last report on May 22, nearly two weeks ago, Nigerian health officials have reported an additional 468 meningococcal meningitis cases, including 44 deaths. According to the Nigeria Centre for...

Results of a definitive clinical trial show that a new, disposable diagnostic patch effectively detects obstructive sleep apnea across all severity levels. Results show that the total rate of clinical...

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As news on the inmate outbreak at the New Bilibid Prison in Muntinlupa City, National Capital Region (NCR) continues to be released, a new Phil Star report (computer translated) notes that the culprit...

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In a follow-up report on the severe dengue fever outbreak in Sri Lanka, health officials are reporting an surge in patients at hospitals in recent days, according to local media. This is putting a larger...

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has updated guidance for people who travel to or live in Miami-Dade County to lift the Zika cautionary (yellow) area designation. There have been no...

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The ESE Regional Norte de Salud de Tibú in North Santander, Catatumbo, Colombia is reporting an outbreak of the parasitic infection, leishmaniasis, according to a RCN Radio report (computer translated). Health...

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The New Bilibid Prison in Muntinlupa City is where the Philippines most dangerous criminals are incarcerated has been hit with a suspected foodborne illness outbreak that started on May 26 and where...

One of the primary ways physicians diagnose urinary tract infections is with a test that detects bacteria in urine. A new enhanced test, developed at Loyola University Chicago, detects significantly more...

New data presented today at ASM Microbe 2017 showed that Paratek Pharmaceuticals, Inc.’s Phase 3 antibiotic omadacycline is highly active against common bacterial pathogens in acute skin and skin structure...