Outbreaks of the fungal pathogen Candida auris (C. auris) in healthcare settings, particularly in intensive care units (ICUs), may be linked to multi-use patient equipment, such as thermometers, according...

The vast majority of measles cases in Europe were reported in unvaccinated patients, and children younger than two years old were at a higher risk of dying from measles than older patients, according...

The World Health Organization (WHO) published the third report of its Expert Consultation on Rabies, which incorporates the latest recommendations on rabies immunization made in October 2017 by the WHO...

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration authorized the first test to identify the emerging pathogenCandida auris (C. auris), which can cause serious infections in hospitalized patients. Specifically, the...

Officials with the Okinawa Prefectural Government reported Thursday that there are a total of 65 people who contracted the measles since the outbreak started on March 20, 2018. This has prompted...

Eastern Kansas The measles outbreak in eastern Kansas is continuing to be investigated. Since March 8, 2018, 18 cases have been identified – 14 Johnson County residents, 3 Linn County residents and...

The Kanawha-Charleston Health Department reports recent cases of acute hepatitis A occurring in Kanawha and Putnam counties have been linked to an ongoing, multistate Hepatitis A outbreak. Since January,...

Officials with the Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District have reported several viral meningitis cases, prompting an alert to the public to be alert to the symptoms. Twelve people were diagnosed...

In a follow-up on the meningococcal disease C outbreak in Fiji that was declared one month ago, The Fiji Ministry of Health and Medical Services (MoHMS) is reporting a total of 46 cases from January...

A Rice University study predicts that this fall’s flu vaccine — a new H3N2 formulation for the first time since 2015 — will likely have the same reduced efficacy against the dominant...