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Four human infections with influenza viruses that normally circulate in swine (swine influenza) were reported by CDC this week. When swine influenza viruses are detected in people they are called “variant”...

Oakland County Health Division and Wayne County Wellness Services Division, in coordination with the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, have identified Hepatitis A infection in a food service...

Public Health Wales is urging parents to ensure their children are up to date with MMR vaccine following cases in a fourth county of Wales. Six cases of the infection have been reported since the beginning...

Manitoba Health, Seniors and Active Living has identified the first human case of West Nile Virus (WNV) this year.  The individual, a male in his 40s from the Southern Health – Santé Sud region, experienced...

The state veterinarian’s office is investigating an outbreak of Equine Piroplasmosis (EP) in a group of racing Quarter Horses in Tennessee. EP is a blood parasite that affects equines. Although it can...

The China National Health and Family Planning Commission (NHFPC) announced this week five additional human cases of avian influenza A(H7N9). According to the NHFPC, two patients in Fujian were a 79-year-old...

Rhode Island has seen a significant increase in hepatitis C virus-related hospitalizations and deaths in the last decade, underscoring the importance of diagnosis and treatment, according to a new report...

While public health regularly see cases of cryptosporidiosis — commonly known as Cryptosporidium or crypto — there has been a recent rise over the normal threshold of cases across several jurisdictions...

The Michigan departments of Agriculture and Rural Development, Health and Human Services and Natural Resources today urged Michiganders to adopt practices to protect their families, pets and livestock...

A case of human West Nile virus (WNV), which is a form of mosquito-borne encephalitis, has been confirmed in Mobile County, according to Dr. Bernard H. Eichold II, Health Officer for the Mobile County...