Outbreaks

New Cases of Leprosy Emerge in Florida

Florida is now facing an outbreak of leprosy (otherwise known as Hansen’s disease) a rare condition caused by a bacteria ...

Deadly Hospital Infections On the Decline, Report Shows

Hospital infections are on the decline, according to a new report by the United States Department of Health and Human ...

Madagascar Facing Growing Plague Threat

An outbreak of plague has reportedly killed forty people on the island nation of Madagascar. ...

CDC Monitoring Workers Exposed to Anthrax

It’s feared that up to 75 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) workers may have been exposed to anthrax, ...

World Entering “Post-Antibiotic Era,” WHO Says

The World Health Organization (WHO) — a United Nations agency — has expressed serious concerns about emerging “superbugs” which are ...

White-Nose Syndrome Hits P.E.I. Bat Population

The first case of white-nose syndrome (or WNS) was discovered West of Charlottetown, near Bonshaw, earlier this month. ...

Case of Mad Moose Disease Discovered in Alberta

The very first case of mad moose disease has been discovered in Southern Alberta. ...

Hepatitis and Jaundice Outbreaks In Dadaab: UN Refugee Agency Reacts

Dadaab, a complex in Kenya that more than 470,000 refugees from Somalia call home is dealing with an outbreak of ...