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By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews On Wednesday, The Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) announced that laboratory testing has confirmed the 9th human case of Eastern Equine Encephalitis...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Dengue fever The number of dengue fever cases in Singapore has reached 12,000, according to numbers from the National Environment Agency (NEA). As of 16 September...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In a follow-up on the dengue situation on Guam, the Guam Department of Public Health and Social Services (DPHSS) confirmed Tuesday that a second person with locally...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In a follow-up on the tularemia outbreak in Sweden, health officials (Folkhalsomyndigheten) report an additional 90 cases during the past week, bringing the total...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Federal officials report investigating a norovirus outbreak affecting passengers and crew onboard Carnival Cruise Line’s vessel, Conquest. Seventeen passengers...

Pennsylvania health officials reported the first human West Nile virus (WNV) case of 2019 in a resident from Philadelphia. “While we encourage Pennsylvanians to enjoy the outdoors, we also want them...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In a follow-up report, the Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) reports two additional human Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) cases in the state. Rhode Island’s...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In a follow-up on the Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) situation in Michigan, state health officials are urging residents to protect themselves from mosquito bites...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Queensland, Australia health officials are reminding people not to handle bats–dead or alive–after six Wide Bay people have required treatment after being...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Minnesota health officials report investigating an outbreak of E. coli O157 infections associated with the Minnesota State Fair. Disease investigators recently identified...