The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Mavyret (glecaprevir and pibrentasvir) tablets to treat all six genotypes of hepatitis C virus (HCV) in children ages 12 to 17. Mavyret was previously...

The line between the human herpes simplex viruses – HSV-1 and HSV-2 – is blurrier than previously thought, according to a new study published this week  in The Journal of Infectious Diseases. Researchers...

In a follow-up on the measles outbreak in the Philippines, health officials report that the outbreak tally through Apr. 13 is now 31,056. This is five times more than the figures in 2018 when  6,641...

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In a follow-up on the measles epidemic in Ukraine, health officials are reporting an additional  2,175 cases during the week ending Apr. 27. The new cases were evenly divided between adults and children. Kharkiv,...

The Thailand Department of Disease Control (DDC) with the Ministry of Public Health (MOPH) reports a diphtheria incidence rate that is 2 times higher than the same period of last year (2018) and also...

Health authorities with ARS Indian Ocean have reported four additional human cases of Rift Valley Fever (RVF) during the past week, bringing the total cases to 126 since the first cases occurred at the...

Finland health officials are reporting two imported and unrelated measles cases in recent days in North Karelia and Vantaa. In North Karelia, the case of measles has been found in an unvaccinated infant...

With measles cases being at its highest in 25 years in the United States,President Donald Trump is calling on people to get vaccinated. “They have to get the shots. The vaccinations are so important....

Clark County, Washington health officials today declared the measles outbreak that started some four months ago over after no new cases were reported in the past six weeks. The outbreak that began in...

Florida health officials reported an additional 70 hepatitis A cases during the past week, bringing the number of cases in 2019 to 954 and more than 1500 cases since the beginning of last year. Pinellas,...