In a follow-up on the hepatitis A outbreak in Louisiana, state health officials have reported 136 hepatitis A virus (HAV) infections since the outbreak was declared in December. Of this total, 66 percent...

Thai health officials are reporting the first human rabies death of 2019. Disease Control Department director-general Dr Suwannachai Wattanayingcharoenchai says the victim is a 32-year-old man in Surin. The...

By Jory Lange Celebrate frozen profiteroles and eclairs are being recalled in the wake of Salmonella outbreak in Canada.  73 confirmed cases of Salmonella infection have been linked to frozen profiteroles...

The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) is investigating two cases of Legionnaires’ disease in patients possibly exposed at Mercy Hospital & Medical Center in Chicago, and a report of Legionella...

Maine health officials are reporting dramatic increases in the sexually transmitted diseases (STD), gonorrhea and syphilis in the last five years. According to the Maine Center for Disease Control and...

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In a follow-up on the dengue fever epidemic on the island of Reunion, ARS Indian Ocean reports (computer translated) the number of cases is steadily increasing with the most active areas located in the...

Earlier this week we reported an update on the measles outbreak in the Brooklyn/Queens area of New York City. Since Oct. 2018, 390 confirmed cases have been reported as of Apr. 23. More details on the...

The Sweden The Public Health Authority, or Folkhälsomyndigheten are reporting an outbreak of hepatitis A where the suspected source of infection is fresh dates from Iran. Of the nine cases reported...

In a follow-up on the Thailand chikungunya outbreak, particularly affecting the southern provinces, Thai health officials now report 3141 cases as of Apr. 23 from 21 provinces. No deaths have been reported. The...

The number of states battling hepatitis A outbreaks has risen to 20, with the addition of Colorado and Virginia in the past month. Since these outbreaks were first identified in 2016, more than 15,000...