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On Saturday, September 10th, the Miami Herald published “Florida’s Zika undercount hides extent of virus’ spread, experts say,”  by Daniel Chang. The story suggests Florida is not being forthcoming...

Ohio’s first 2016 death in a human West Nile virus (WNV) case was reported Friday by the Ohio Department of Health (ODH). The 84-year-old Cuyahoga County man had been hospitalized with encephalitis. There...

The Singapore Ministry of Health (MOH) reported today an additional 11 new confirmed cases of locally transmitted Zika virus infection. One case is linked to the Elite Terrace cluster. The other ten...

On Friday, Florida Commissioner of Agriculture Adam H. Putnam announced that more than 164,000 giant African land snails (GALS) have been eliminated in Florida since the invasive snail was discovered...

In a follow-up on the report of the first locally acquired Zika virus case in the Philippines, officials with the Department of Health Regional Office VI (DOH-6) announced the probe into the case. DOH-6...

The number of hepatitis A cases in the outbreak linked to frozen strawberries imported from Egypt stands at 102 in seven states, according to federal and state health officials. As of Sep. 8, the breakdown...

The Galveston County Health District (GCHD) has confirmed the first two human cases of West Nile virus (WNV) of 2016 in Galveston County. Although these are the first human cases of WNV this year in Galveston...

The Minnesota Department of Health is working with Hennepin County Public Health officials to investigate a cluster of five confirmed cases of Legionnaires’ disease in people who live or work in Hopkins,...

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (Public Health) confirmed the first deaths due to West Nile Virus (WNV) this year in LA County (excluding Long Beach and Pasadena as cases identified...

A San Diego County resident has been diagnosed with mumps and may have exposed others while attending a concert at the Casbah in San Diego, the County Health and Human Services Agency reported Friday. The...