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A fourth person in Plattsburgh, NY has been hospitalized due to infection with the Legionella bacteria in recent weeks, according to a local media account. One week ago, the Clinton County Health Department...

The Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced the first West Nile virus death in Iowa since 2010 in an 81 year old individual from Northwest Iowa. Testing at the State Hygienic Laboratory...

The Genesee County Health Department (GCHD) is investigating 2 additional cases of Legionnaires’ disease. To date, there have been 14 cases reported in Genesee County for 2016. GCHD and CDC are continuing...

San Diego County health officials have reported another local university with a student confirmed positive for mumps. A San Diego State University (SDSU) student was recently confirmed positive for the...

Officials with the Buena Vista University (BVU) Health Services Office announced late last week of a case of bacterial meningitis in a student from the Storm Lake campus. The patient was treated and...

Every year at this time, New South Wales (NSW) Health issues a warning about the risk of Lyssavirus as the bat breeding season begins in the region. Health officials warn people not to approach or handle...

Despite achieving elimination of leprosy as a public health problem ten years ago (a prevalence of < 1 case per 10 000 population), India still reports the highest number of leprosy cases on the globe...

The Hawaii State Department of Health (DOH) has confirmed an additional case of hepatitis A in an Oahu food service worker. The infected case is an employee at McDonald’s of Kahala, located at 4618 Kilauea...

Total combined cases of chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis reported in 2015 reached the highest number ever, according to the annual Sexually Transmitted Disease Surveillance Report released today by the...

McKinley Health Center at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has reported dozens of cases of the viral disease, hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD) Wednesday. Since the beginning of the fall...