A federal judge in New York has denied a request to let 44 unvaccinated children return to school after their parents sued the Rockland County Health Department over a policy enacted in December.
Health officials at Temple University have recorded 16 confirmed cases of mumps, a highly infectious disease that causes symptoms similar to the flu.
A pediatric practice in South Carolina is turning away unvaccinated patients as part of a new policy that seeks to protect patients with a weakened immune system.
Nearly 100 children have died in an Ebola outbreak ravaging the Democratic Republic of Congo as health workers warn it could be far from over.
Weeks after a hotspot for anti-vaxxers turned into a hotspot for measles infections, vaccination rates have surged in the area, according to news reports.
Vaccinations given out at several businesses across three states may be causing infections, health officials in Kentucky said Friday.
A measles outbreak near Portland, Oregon, has revived a bitter debate over so-called “philosophical” exemptions to childhood vaccinations as public health officials across the Pacific Northwest scramble to limit the fallout.
Health officials on Thursday reported an outbreak of bacterial infections in people who got injections of stems cells derived from umbilical cord blood. Continue reading →
A Legionnaires’ disease outbreak at a hospital in Wisconsin has killed three people, a hospital official said. Continue reading →
They call her the “young miracle.” A baby who was admitted to an Ebola treatment center just six days after birth is now recovered from the virus. Continue reading →
Romanian authorities say the number of babies diagnosed with a drug-resistant superbug at a maternity hospital in the capital has risen to 39. Continue reading →
Health officials in New York are requiring students who attend Jewish schools in certain zip codes to get the measles-mumps-rubella vaccine amid a measles outbreak that has sickened at least 39 children in the Orthodox Jewish community since October. Continue reading →
A health official testified that a cooling tower that provides mist to make Disneyland visitors comfortable was the likely source for 22 cases in a Legionnaires’ disease outbreak last year near the theme park. Continue reading →
Cases of a rare illness called Acute Flaccid Myelitis (AFM) that has affected more than a hundred Americans this year appears to have peaked, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said Monday. Continue reading →
An itchy problem is affecting a Big Island hospital in Hawaii: scabies. Continue reading →
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have confirmed 116 cases of a rare, polio-like condition so far this year, making it the highest amount the U.S. has seen since 2016. Continue reading →
Three more students at the University of Maryland have become sickened by the Adenovirus — less than a week after the school announced one student died from a deadly strain of the virus. Continue reading →
It’s now safe to eat some romaine lettuce, the Federal Drug Administration (FDA) announced on Monday. Continue reading →
Students at the University of Maryland fear mold problems in their dorms may be linked to the death of a freshman who succumbed to the same rare virus that killed 11 New Jersey kids. Continue reading →
Strains of a drug-resistant superbug have been found at a Hereford hospital, health officials have warned. Continue reading →