University of Hawaii vaccine researcher Axel Lehrer, PhD, has received a nearly $6.3 million grant to test whether the Ebola vaccine formula he has developed will protect against two additional viruses...

The Maryland Department of Health has presumptively identified the influenza virus strain H3N2v (variant flu) in five Maryland residents who had close contact with pigs at the Anne Arundel County Fair...

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Methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus, or MRSA is a bacteria that is resistant to many common antibiotics. It can cause a variety of problems ranging from are skin infections and sepsis to pneumonia...

In a follow-up on the plague outbreak in Madagascar, the Ministry of Public Health now reports that the plague epidemic is affecting 17 districts in the country, according to local media (computer translated). The...

An Hawaii Island infant (Puna District) who likely accidentally consumed a slug or snail has become the state’s 17th Angiostrongyliasis case of the year, according to The Hawaii State Department...

A new CDC study published today in Clinical Infectious Diseases reported that vaccination with whooping cough vaccine, Tdap, during the third trimester of pregnancy prevented more than three out of...

In a follow-up on the mumps situation at Syracuse University, the school announced Wednesday that the men’s lacrosse team would not be participating in the Deyhontsigwa’ehs The Creator’s...

Children under two years are more likely to be admitted to hospital with influenza if they have an older sister or brother, according to research published Thursday in the European Respiratory Journal. Flu...

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First, what is rabies and how do you get it? Rabies is an acute viral infection that is transmitted to humans or other mammals usually through the saliva from a bite of an infected animal. It is also...

Anti-vaccine sentiment is alive and growing in social media, with California, Connecticut, Massachusetts, New York and Pennsylvania showing the most negative tweets of any states, according to a new five-year...