Less than a month after UK health officials reported on the first global report of HLAziR N. gonorrhoeae which is also resistant to ceftriaxone, health officials in Australia issued an alert over two...

A study by scientists at the Center for Infection and Immunity (CII) at Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health finds New York City house mice carry bacteria responsible for mild to...

In 2017, four countries in the Region of the Americas—Brazil, the Dominican Republic, Haiti, and the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela—reported confirmed diphtheria cases. In 2018 as of epidemiological...

An 81-year-old woman died on February 26 in the municipality of Apolo, north of La Paz, due to a plague of bubonic plague and thus confirms the first case of this type of disease in 2018, according to...

Can medical marijuana help to fight the opioid epidemic? Many believe that it can. But a new study finds that people who use medical marijuana actually have higher rates of medical and non-medical prescription...

Infants in some of the world’s poorest regions are vulnerable to a common worm parasite infection and their treatment should become a priority, according to a study. Regular testing and treatment...

In a follow-up on the Rose Acre Farms recall of some 207 million eggs, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), public health and regulatory officials in several states, and the U.S. Food...

In a follow-up on the mumps outbreak in New Castle County, Delaware, The Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) is confirming two additional cases of the mumps, as part of its ongoing investigation...

Health officials in the Czech Republic are reporting an increase in measles cases so far in 2018. For the first two months of the year, 29 cases have been reported, according to a local media report...

Japanese health officials are reporting a measles outbreak on the island of Okinawa. According to an NHK-World report, more than 50 cases have been confirmed so far prompting fears of spread to other...