Idaho Fish and Game received confirmation that six bats tested positive for a fungus that leads to a deadly disease known as “white-nose syndrome.” The bats were located in Minnetonka Cave in Bear...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 The United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) has confirmed the presence of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) in...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews A Gooding County man older than 65 years of age has been reported as the first influenza-related death of the 2021-22 season. “The Idaho Department of Health and Welfare...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 The Idaho Department of Health and Welfare and Central District Health are reporting the first human case of rabies and subsequent death reported in Idaho since 1978. The rabies case...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Idaho state officials announced last month the first cases of Rabbit Hemorrhagic Disease (RHD), or “Rabbit Ebola” in two wild jackrabbits located southwest...

University of Idaho researchers are leading a nearly $6 million National Science Foundation (NSF) cooperative agreement, using large and complex data sets to improve prediction and response measures for...

Idaho state health officials are urging Idahoans to be aware of a national outbreak of Salmonella involving onions that has sickened 26 people in the state, and possibly more. As of August 5, a national...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Idaho Department of Health and Welfare has reported the first human West Nile virus (WNV) cases of the year, both in Washington County. A resident over the age...

In a follow-up on the measles situation in Moscow, Idaho, Public Health – Idaho North Central District (PH-INCD) announced that it has received confirmation of a second case of measles in a Latah County...

Idaho health officials are reporting the first measles case in the state in 18 years in Moscow. Public Health – Idaho North Central District (PH-INCD) made the announcement yesterday and are collaborating...