By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The South Korea Minister of Food and Drug Safety announced recently that the foodborne pathogen, Yersinia enterocolitica has been detected in more than a dozen samples...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 The Korea Disease Control and Prevention Agency has reported at least one confirmed and two suspect Japanese encephalitis (JE) cases. All the cases were reported from Gyeonggi...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (KCDC) has reported an increase in Vibrio vulnificus infections in the first eight months of 2020. To date, 37...

By Jory Lange 4 people died and 30 were hospitalized in a Listeria outbreak the CDC linked to Korean Enoki mushrooms.  The FDA has identified the brand as Sun Hong Foods. Sun Hong Foods recalled its Enoki...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews South Korea The South Korea CDC has seen the number of COVID-19 cases soar over the past 48 hours from a few dozen to more than 100 today. The latest figures show...

In Long Island last week, U.S. Senator Charles Schumer revealed that the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is about to launch a major study on ‘toxins.’ But what Schumer pointed out is that Long...

Officials with the Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (KCDC) report (computer translated) the first case of the tickborne infection, severe fever with thrombocytopenia syndrome (SFTS) in...

Korean health officials are reporting a significant increase in the number of hepatitis A cases in recent months in Seoul and region around it. According to the Korea Centers for Disease Control and...

Measles has struck the Korean peninsula as South Korean health officials say the outbreak has reached 30 cases since mid-December 2018, according to health officials (computer translated). The first case...

Health officials in South Korea are reporting a three-fold increase in syphilis cases over the past 5 years. 776 cases were reported in 2013 and this exploded to 2,138 cases last year. Nearly four out...