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One student who attends California Polytechnic University, San Luis Obispo (Cal Poly) has been diagnosed with presumed meningococcal disease, a bacterial infection that causes bloodstream infections and...

The Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine today confirmed that it has identified a case of ‘Atypical BSE’ in an 18 year old cow in Galway, through its surveillance of ‘fallen’ animals...

Health officials in New Hampshire are reporting a gonorrhea outbreak after seeing a dramatic increase in cases in 2016. Between 2007 and 2013 there were on average approximately 130 cases per year of...

On Wednesday, Senior Associate Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students Jenny Hall-Jones sent a message to the campus of Ohio University concerning a probable case of bacterial meningitis...

Statement by LaMar Hasbrouck, MD, MPH, Executive Director, NACCHO “As the voice of more than nearly 3,000 local health departments across the United States, the National Association of County and City...

The Allegheny Valley School District advised parents in a letter Tuesday of an unidentified individual at Springdale High School who tested positive for methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA). Superintendent...

A Lassa fever outbreak in Nasarawa State in Central Nigeria has resulted in four fatalities, according to a local media report today. According to Nasarawa State Commissioner for Health, Daniel Iya, 16...

For the second time in a month, the Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs and Animal and Plant Health Agency (DEFRA) has reported H5N8 avian influenza in a flock of turkeys at a farm in...

Victoria health reported today that there are two confirmed case of measles who were infectious while at a number of places across Melbourne between 05 and 14 January 2017, prompting the issuance of a...

After reporting 24 strangles cases in 2016, Florida agriculture officials have reported the second and third case of 2017 last week, according to Equine Disease Communication Center (EDCC) alerts. On...