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On Thursday, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration today issued a rule finalizing three previously-issued interim final rules designed to further reduce the potential risk of bovine spongiform encephalopathy...

Tri-Union Seafoods LLC is voluntarily recalling a 2,745 cases (equal to 107,280 cans) of Chicken of the Sea brand 5 oz. canned chunk light tuna in oil and 5 oz. canned chunk light tuna in water. This recall...

Responding to a request from the Ministry of Health in Cabo Verde, WHO is sending a team to Cabo Verde, with joint participation of experts from WHO AFRO and the Institut Pasteur, Dakar. Although the...

Two of the biggest infectious disease stories will be the feature of the upcoming airing of the Outbreak News This Week Radio show this Sunday–Elizabethkingia anophelis and Lassa fever. Joining...

In response to a request from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Thursday issued an Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) for the Trioplex Real-time...

The Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH) is encouraging expectant mothers to schedule early and regular prenatal care visits to help ensure their children are born healthy and strong. As part...

The Chinese National Health and Family Planning Commission reported today on 23 additional human cases of avian influenza A(H7N9) with onset of symptoms between January 17 and February 19. The patients...

The Hong Kong Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of Health (DH) is today investigating the second imported human case of avian influenza A(H7N9) infection in Hong Kong this year affecting...

A national laboratory in Chantilly, Va., has confirmed a preliminary diagnosis of an extremely rare condition known as Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease (CJD) following a Feb. 15, 2016, diagnostic lumbar puncture...

Key factors that can combine to produce a Zika virus outbreak are expected to be present in a number of U.S. cities during peak summer months, new research shows. The Aedes aegypti mosquito, which is spreading...