The Korea CDC (KCDC) reported today the results of the epidemiological investigation of norovirus that occurred to wide range of people at the Horeb Odaesan Youth Training Centre from Feb 3. and reported...

South Korea health officials have reported an additional 38 confirmed norovirus cases since our last report Saturday, bringing the outbreak total to 177. According to the Korea Centers for Disease Control...

Several times over the years I see media outlets use hyperbolic and sensationalized headlines and stories in serious topics in the world of outbreaks and infectious diseases. Whether it be about plague...

The number of confirmed norovirus cases reported at the 2018 Winter Olympic Games in PyeongChang, South Korea has risen by 11, including seven security staff at the Horeb Youth Centre, bringing the outbreak...

In a follow-up on the norovirus outbreak reported at the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics, Korean health authorities are reporting 21 confirmed cases of norovirus infection according to a health department...

The XXIII Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games will take place in PyeongChang, Republic of Korea from 9 to 25 February 2018 and from 9 to 18 March 2018, respectively. Nearby Gangneung will also host events...

The bug best known for cruise ship outbreaks has infiltrated the PyeongChang Olympic Winter Games, prompting the sidelining of some 1,200 private security staff, according to the Korea Times. Olympic...

Many international travelers to the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil, openly considered skipping the games to avoid the threat of Zika. Despite the fears, not a single case of Zika or its...

The Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) is reminding persons who plan to attend the Olympic Games to get vaccinated especially against measles and rubella at least two...

There are a plethora of potential infectious diseases one could contract while traveling in Brazil; however, the risk differs depending on where in Brazil you are visiting. The 2016 Summer Olympics in...