The New York City Health Department is reporting 46 patients positive for hepatitis A through August 31, 45 of whom are men who have sex with men (MSM) prompting officials to recommend that all MSM...

In a follow-up on the hepatitis A outbreak in Southeast Michigan, The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) and local public health officials continue to investigate an outbreak of...

Vermont health officials have confirmed the year’s first case of human illness due to West Nile virus. An Addison County resident was diagnosed earlier this month with neuroinvasive disease – a more...

Group A Streptococcus bacteria cause a variety of illnesses that range from mild nuisances like strep throat to life-threatening conditions including pneumonia, toxic shock syndrome and the flesh-eating...

On September 7, 2017, the United Kingdom (UK) reported three cases of Plasmodium vivax malaria in UK residents who had traveled to Cyprus in August 2017. All travelers had visited a resort in Esentepe...

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) reported one additional case of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS-CoV) infection in a a 78-year-old male residing in Al Ain city. This is the fourth case of MERS-CoV...

The Hawaii State Department of Health (DOH) continues to investigate an increasing number of cases of mumps infection statewide. Through Sep. 21, state health officials have reported 384 confirmed cases...

State veterinary officials have reported the first anthrax case of the year in Sioux County. The case was confirmed Thursday morning by the North Dakota State University Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory...

The cholera outbreak continues to spread in Yemen. 704,544 suspected cholera cases & 2103 deaths have been reported in less than 5 months. “Two years of conflict in Yemen have wrecked people’s...

Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have demonstrated a potential new tactic for rapidly determining whether an antibiotic combats a given infection, thus hastening...