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The New York City (NYC) Health Department is investigating a cluster of seven cases of Legionnaires’ disease among persons who reside in the Lenox Hill area of Manhattan in the last 11 days. All persons...

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (Public Health) has identified the first case of human West Nile virus (WNV) infection in Los Angeles County for the 2017 season (excluding Long Beach...

According to Sweden’s Public Health Agency (Folkhälsomyndigheten), the number of gonorrhea cases reported through May 2017 is more than 250 cases higher compared to the same period in 2016. The...

In a follow-up on the pertussis, or whooping cough outbreak that was declared in Alberta’s South Zone last week, public health officials report that additional pertussis cases, not linked to this...

The Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) is looking for anyone who had direct contact with a rabid kitten found in the area of N.W. 10th and Purdue Street near the Central Oklahoma Winnelson Company...

A cat in rural northwest Weld County has tested positive for plague. The cat became sick in early June, is getting treatment and is expected to recover. A person who cares for the cat is also getting preventative...

UN and Iraqi health officials are investigating a suspected foodborne illness outbreak at the Hassan Sham U2 camp, near Erbil. The outbreak has sickened some 825 mainly internally displaced people...

Officials with the South Dakota Department of Health are reporting the state’s first human West Nile virus (WNV) case of the year, The patient was an individual in their 60s from Davison County. “Most...

Syria In an update on the polio ( circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus type 2–cVDPV2) outbreak in Syria, the World Health Organization (WHO) reports  there is evidence of genetic linkage among...

Santa Cruz County is experiencing an increase in new cases of Hepatitis A infection, according to county health officials. The County usually has 1-2 confirmed cased per year. In the last 7 weeks the...