For the period of January through February last year, Florida health officials reported five confirmed leprosy, or Hansen’s disease cases. To date in 2017, that tally has dropped to only two, according...

The Arkansas Department of Health recently determined that two cases of tickborne disease met the surveillance definition for Lyme disease. A case in Arkansas has not met the Centers for Disease Control...

U.S. Sen. Rand Paul met this week with a dozen National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) members at The Flynn Group, NFIB member business in Louisville, to talk about plans to repeal and replace...

The China National Health and Family Planning Commission reported an additional 28 human cases of avian influenza A(H7N9), including four deaths, for the period of February 13 to 23. The 22 male and...

On Saturday, Feb. 18, the Nevada Department of Agriculture (NDA) began receiving accounts of horses exposed to equine herpes virus type 4 (EHV-4) and Streptococcus equi bacterial infection (also known...

For the first time in 2017, health officials in the province of Los Santos, Panama have confirmed a hantavirus case. According to regional director of Health, Dr. Germán Solís, the patient is a 75-year-old...

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday allowed marketing of the PhenoTest BC Kit, performed on the Pheno System. This is the first test to identify organisms that cause bloodstream infections...

Texas Animal Health Commission (TAHC) confirmed Equine Herpes Myeloencephalopathy (EHM), the neurologic disease linked to Equine Herpes Virus (EHV-1), in a Denton County barrel racing horse on February...

The Florida Department of Health in Martin County has issued a rabies alert for Indiantown following a domestic dog testing positive for rabies. According to the owner, the dog was unvaccinated and kept...

In a follow-up on the measles outbreak in the Halifax, Nova Scotia area, health officials say the number of confirmed measles cases have grown to seven cases. “It isn’t surprising that we have discovered...