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The state of Florida has reported 49 locally acquired Zika virus cases in several counties and finally detected the virus in local mosquitoes, cementing the case of local transmission in the state. Earlier...

The Department of Health (DOH) is urging travelers to take extra precautions while staying in Zika-affected countries with on-going, local transmission. The Bureau of Quarantine will continue to screen...

Health officials in Singapore have reported 38 additional locally transmitted Zika virus cases, bringing the outbreak total to 189 through Sep. 2. Of these, 34 cases are linked to the Aljunied Crescent/...

The New Mexico Department of Health reports plague in a 67-year-old man from Bernalillo County whose illness was likely caused by a bite he sustained from a wild prairie dog from Santa Fe County. The man...

Beginning September 1, all public and private school students entering 7th or 12th grades in New York State will be required to be vaccinated against meningococcal disease (types A, C, W and Y) in order...

Toronto Public Health has received laboratory confirmation that an adult resident in Toronto has tested positive for West Nile virus. This is the first human case testing positive for West Nile virus in...

Multiple federal health agencies including the FDA, CDC and state and local officials are investigating hepatitis A virus (HAV) infections linked to frozen strawberries in smoothies served in Tropical...

The Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) today confirmed the death of a Hinds County resident from West Nile virus (WNV), the first WNV human death of 2016. “This sadly serves as an important...

The Arkansas Department of Health (ADH) is investigating an outbreak of Mumps in the Springdale area after two cases have been confirmed and several suspected cases have been identified. This is the largest...

The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources, Bureau for Public Health is working closely with local health departments in Berkeley and Jefferson counties to investigate reports of illnesses...