By Taryn Chapman at The Vaccine Mom Here in America, as in many countries around the world, we are seeing large outbreaks of the measles due to falling vaccine rates. It’s all over the news—what...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Florida Department of Health reported an addition 53 hepatitis A cases last week, bringing the total number of outbreak cases in 2019 to 2,034. Pasco, Pinellas...

The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD) identified pigs at the Fowlerville Family Fair that tested positive for swine flu. The Fowlerville Fair Board isolated infected pigs...

On Friday, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved new warnings about an increased risk of blood clots and of death with the 10 mg twice daily dose of Xeljanz, Xeljanz XR (tofacitinib), which is...

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), along with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and state and local partners, are investigating a multistate outbreak of Cyclospora illnesses...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews New Jersey health officials are reporting a confirmed case of measles in an Ocean County resident who potentially exposed individuals in Ocean County between July...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Vancouver Coastal Health Authorities are reporting a confirmed measles case in a Burnaby resident who traveled abroad to the Philippines. Members of the public may...

By NewsDesk   @bactiman63 The Netherlands National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM) reports (computer translated) identifying a so-called giant tick that was found in Odoorn in...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In a follow-up on reports of infections caused by an antibiotic-resistant form of Pseudomonas aeruginosa bacteria linked to surgeries performed in Tijuana, Mexico,...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Illinois health officials report investigating two cases of Legionnaires’ disease in individuals who were both patients at Rush Oak Park Hospital, one in May...