An international research team led by a scientist at the University of California, Riverside, has for the first time identified individual types of the human papillomavirus, or HPV, that are specifically...

Officials with the Los Angeles County Health Department are reporting a mumps outbreak affecting more than 40 people. The majority of the cases are among men who have sex with men (MSM) but some are...

In a follow-up on the hepatitis A outbreak in Europe, the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) reports an additional 387 new confirmed cases of hepatitis A from 10 countries (Austria,...

A new paper published today in the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) publication, Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) looked at the state-specific rates of primary and secondary...

The New York City (NYC) Health Department has noted an increase in hepatitis A cases among men who have sex with men (MSM) who did not report international travel. Typically, the NYC Health Department...

The Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of Health (DH) today announced that in view of an unusual increased number of hepatitis A cases among men who have sex with men (MSM) positive for...

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Since last summer, nine men who have sex with men (MSM) have been confirmed with meningococcal meningitis in the Chicago area with the announcement of two additional cases today, prompting health officials...

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Indiana state health officials are urging healthcare providers to educate patients about their risks of syphilis and to be aggressive about testing and treatment following a sharp increase in the number...

In a follow-up to an earlier report, since June 1, there have been six confirmed cases of meningitis among men who have sex with men (MSM) in Illinois, with one fatality. The cases are primarily in Chicago...

Chicago health officials are reporting a small outbreak of  Invasive Meningococcal Disease (IMD) in men who have sex with men (MSM) prompting them to urge people in this population who have anonymous...