Here are the top five posts on Outbreak News Today for the week Jan. 26 through Feb. 1: 5. Roald Dahl 1988: Olivia and measles encephalitis The number 5 post of the week was a post from out of the...

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Olivia Dahl died in 1962 due to measles. 26 years later, her father, author Roald Dahl wrote the following: Olivia, my eldest daughter, caught measles when she was seven years old. As the illness took...

At least a half dozen of the 16-odd child cast of the Broadway musical, “Matilda the Musical”, have been stricken with a  lice infestation, Page Six reports. Head lice, or Pediculus humanus...