The World Health Organization (WHO) country office in Yemen reported the latest cholera data on their Twitter page Friday: #Cholera continues to spread in #Yemen. Over 73,700 suspected cholera cases and...

In a follow-up on the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreak in Likati Health Zone, Bas Uele Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), two cases have been confirmed as positive for EVD by serology...

At least 60 people in the northern mountainous province of Lai Châu have been hospitalized due to dysentery caused by Shigella flexneri, according to a Vietnam News report. In addition, the outbreak...

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According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), on any given day, about one in 25 hospital patients has at least one healthcare-associated infection (HAI). Clearly, HAIs are a huge problem...

The Hawaii State Department of Health (DOH) has confirmed 16 additional cases of Oahu residents with mumps bringing the total number of cases in 2017 to 81. Hawaii has not reported more than cases in the...

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In a follow-up on the H3N2 canine influenza situation in Florida, global animal health companies, Merck Animal Health and Zoetis, makers of the canine influenza vaccine have anticipated additional demand...

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Officials with the Los Angeles County Health Department are reporting a mumps outbreak affecting more than 40 people. The majority of the cases are among men who have sex with men (MSM) but some are...

A 10-year Lassa virus research project has yielded structural and functional details of a key viral surface protein that could help advance development of Lassa vaccines and antibody-based therapeutics,...

In an update on the cholera outbreak in Yemen, since Apr 27, 65,041 suspected and 316 confirmed cholera cases, and 532 deaths (CFR: 0.8%) have been reported in 19 of the country 23 governorates. Although...

Yale University scientists have developed a novel chemical process that may lead to the creation of a new class of antibiotics. The discovery comes at a time when more types of bacteria are becoming resistant...