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TNUVA USA, a Fairfield, N.J., establishment is recalling approximately 8,316 pounds of Mom’s Chicken Extra Thin Cutlets product due to possible contamination with Listeria monocytogenes (Lm), the U.S....

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For the second time in a week in South Carolina, several people were referred for rabies treatment after exposure to a kitten that was positive for rabies. The S.C. Department of Health and Environmental...

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USDA’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS), acting on a tip, seized an adult giant African snail (GAS) and 284 juvenile snails from a residence on Long Island, New York on June 26.  The...

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The Central Ohio mumps outbreak that got it’s start at Ohio State University in February this year, appears to be trending down, according to Columbus Public Health spokesman Jose Rodriguez.   Rodriguez...

It was reported yesterday that the Cyclosporiasis outbreak that hit Texas this summer appears to be over. The outbreak affected 133 people since May. The outbreak has been linked to fresh cilantro from...

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A university student from Guinea, who contracted the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in that country, who traveled to Senegal has become the country’s first Ebola case. According to an Associated Press...

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The number of human anthrax cases in Bangladesh has jumped to 170 cases being reported in at least four districts, according to a Daily Sun report yesterday. The report states 113 people were infected...

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Nigeria has reported it’s sixth wild poliovirus -1 (WPV 1) case of the year in Kano State, according to the Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI) Wednesday. This most recent case, which had...

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The Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) on Thursday announced seven cases of West Nile virus have been confirmed in Iowa: one case each in Buchanan, Clay, Crawford, Monona, Plymouth, Sioux and Woodbury...

Local media reports (see Unusual respiratory virus strikes metro kids) from Kansas City, Mo. indicate that a rarely seen – and not yet well understood – respiratory virus called HEV 68 (Human Enterovirus...