There have been five confirmed cases of measles notified in Victoria in the last two weeks. Two initial cases acquired their illness locally, the third case was infected in Romania, and two new cases,...

MIT researchers have developed a paper-based test that can diagnose Zika infection within 20 minutes. Unlike existing tests, the new diagnostic does not cross-react with Dengue virus, a close relative...

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The Ministry of Health of the Kingdom of Cambodia reports on an outbreak of trichinellosis in Chak Tav village, Meanrith commune, Sandan district, Prey Lang area of Kompong Thom province, according to...

Following the newly published statistics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Tuesday, which report more than two million cases of chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis were reported in...

For the first time, a collaborative team led by The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston has shown that a potential Zika vaccine quickly can protect fetuses against infection as well as protect...

The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission recently confirmed a rare case of rabies in a deceased deer in Cherokee County. The Commission received multiple reports of dead deer around water sources and dying...

Just about one month after seeing the first Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) case on the year in Cumberland County, New Jersey agriculture officials report a second case in a 9-year-old Atlantic County...

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The number of people sickened with paratyphoid fever in Hawke’s Bay, New Zealand has grown to six, according to the latest information from the Hawke’s Bay District Health Board. All the...

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Taiwan health officials are reporting a cluster of shigellosis, or bacillary dysentery cases in travelers to Bali. According to the CDC: In early September 2017, an over-30-year-old male who resides...

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In the latest installment of the Parasites 101 series on the podcast, Parasitology teacher and author of Parasites: Tales of Humanity’s Most Unwelcome Guests, Rosemary Drisdelle joined me to discuss...