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Three confirmed measles cases have been reported in the Autonomous Region of Madeira, according to a release from ISAUDE Chairman of the Board of Directors, Herberto Jesus (computer translated). The...

A five-year-old boy died Saturday in a Santo Domingo hospital from rabies, the fourth such case of the year in the Dominican Republic, according to a El Comercio report (computer translated). The child,...

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The hepatitis A virus (HAV) situation in the United States among certain at-risk populations (homelessness, using illicit drugs) really got it’s start in mid- to late 2016 in Michigan and California. Since...

Florida state health officials have reported an increase in measles cases in the state in 2018 compared to 2017, according to available data. The Florida Department of Health saw 14 total measles cases...

An American providing care for Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) patients in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is headed to the University of Nebraska Medical Center after a possible exposure. According...

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The biotech company, Valneva announced this month about the promising work and progress on two vaccine candidates–the mosquito borne virus, chikungunya and Lyme disease. On today’s show I am...

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On the final show of the year, I do my annual year in review with a look at the top 10 most important infectious disease news stories of the year, in my opinion of course. In addition, I unveil the top...

In a follow-up on the hepatitis A outbreak in Hillsborough County, FL, county health officials report that through Dec. 20, a total of 83 cases and 75 Locally acquired cases of hepatitis A were reported. The...

Pangasinan is a province on the western area of the island of Luzon along the Lingayen Gulf and South China Sea, some 163 km or 100 miles north of Manila. Pangasinan struggled with weather issues like...

Santa Cruz County, CA health officials are reporting a spike in pertussis, or whooping cough since October and it is widespread throughout the county. To put it perspective, since October 2018 many more...