More than 2,000 malaria cases reported in UAE in 2011

The number of malaria cases reported in Abu Dhabi, UAE, grew to more than 2,000 in 2011, more than double the number reported in 2010. Read More »

Kansas health department reports six measles cases

The Finney County Health Department and the Kansas Department of Health and Environment are reporting that there have been at least six cases of measles identified in Garden City. Read More »

Lifelens receives $75,000 Imagine Cup grant

Team Lifelens, which took second place in the 2011 Imagine Cup, was recently awarded a $75,000 Imagine Cup grant after creating a phone app that can image malaria cells for fast diagnosis. Read More »

Egypt to launch H5N1 campaign to stop disease's spread

Egypt recently announced plans to initiate a nationwide campaign to stop the spread of H5N1 avian influenza. Read More »

Hepatitis A vaccination rates vary greatly from state to state

A new survey on the hepatitis A vaccine recently released by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows that vaccination rates vary greatly from state to state. Read More »

Delaware reports fifth measles case since 1995

The Division of Public Health in Delaware has identified a laboratory-confirmed case of measles in a six-year-old girl from Clayton, which marks only the fifth case of measles in the state since 1995. Read More »

Jaramillo outlines Global Fund overhaul

Gabriel Jaramillo, the new general manager of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, has released his plan to make a major overhaul of operations after an assessment suggesting improved management. Read More »

Mexico says no cause for alarm in face of rising H1N1 cases

The Mexican government insists that there is no cause for alarm following a rise in cases of H1N1 influenza, or swine flu, despite media reports to the contrary. Read More »

Indian government denies presence of totally drug-resistant TB

The Indian government recently denied the existence of totally drug-resistant tuberculosis in that country and is reportedly pressuring the physicians who identified it to say that they were mistaken. Read More »