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The Ohio Department of Health (ODH) reported Wednesday on the first human West Nile virus (WNV) case of 2017. The case is a 44-year-old man from Clermont County is recovering from the West Nile virus...

The following is an update on the cyclosporiasis situations in the United States and Canada: In the US, CDC has been notified of 570 laboratory-confirmed cases of cyclosporiasis in persons who became...

Anthrax has been confirmed in five cattle on a Crockett County premises, according to the Texas Animal Health Commission (TAHC) this week. The premises in Crockett County is located approximately 13...

One of every three fish consumed in Spain is infected with anisakis, according to a Levante report (computer translated). The Organization of Consumers and Users (OCU) notes if the fish comes from the...

In a follow-up to the avian influenza situation in the Philippines, Agriculture Secretary Manny Piñol said to Pampanga local chief executives, poultry growers, and bird/fowl industry stakeholders Tuesday, “This...

Since early 2017, San Diego County health officials have reported 333 hepatitis A cases in the local outbreak, 70 percent requiring hospitalization. Health officials also reported an additional fatality,...

Recent animal tularemia cases in Alaska has prompted officials to warn the public how to avoid the bacterial infection in themselves and their pets. Two domestic cats infected with tularemia died recently...

For the second week in a row, officials in Coconino County, AZ  report Yersinia pestis positive fleas discovered in the county. Last week fleas collected in the Red Lake area, approximately five miles...

Cyclosporiasis is a treatable intestinal disease caused by the protozoan Cyclospora. It is transmitted through contaminated food, water or beverages and has an average incubation period of 7 days after...

In a follow-up on the chickenpox outbreak among football players at San Diego State University, local media reports say that two additional players have been infected and yesterday’s practice was...