A new study has shed light on how Staphylococcus aureus emerges, by discovering how it is able to jump between species.
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The BBC has reported that a new drug to treat malaria has been approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in the US.
There is an outbreak of polio in Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea, and all travellers to the country should be vaccinated against the disease.
Public Health England (PHE) has agreed to accelerate the reintroduction of hepatitis B vaccine for travellers.
In Penang, Malaysia, cases of hand, foot and mouth disease are on the rise, with 1,675 cases recorded this year.
Japan has seen a more than three-fold increase in cases of syphilis between 2014 and 2017.
In the city of Wuzhou in China, cases of rubella (German measles) are on the rise among unvaccinated teenagers and adults.
Researcher by Osaka University in Japan may lead to a new approach to treating infectious diseases as an alternative to antibiotics.
The number of tick-borne disease cases in the US has more than doubled in the last 13 years.
According to a new report from the World Health Organization, the Ministry of Health and WHO are continuing to closely monitor the outbreak of Ebola virus disease in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).