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Wyoming health officials report their first cases of two important mosquito borne viral diseases–West Nile virus (WNV) and Zika virus. Wyoming’s first reported West Nile virus case of the year...

The Washington State Department of Health (DOH) confirmed the first death due to West Nile virus this year in Washington. A Benton County woman in her 70s was most likely exposed to infected mosquitoes...

The Stanislaus County Health Services Agency (SCHSA) and the Department of Environmental Resources (DER) would like to remind and encourage people to wash their hands and stay home from work or school...

Health officials in England say the rate of syphilis diagnoses is 3 times higher in London than anywhere else in England. In 2015, nearly 3,000 cases were diagnosed in the capital, accounting for 56%...

Six new cases of West Nile virus (WNV) have been confirmed at the Texas A&M Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratory (TVMDL), bringing the total to 9. The counties with positive cases are listed below: Limestone...

On August 16, one premise in Volusia County, Florida was placed under quarantine for strangles, according to a Equine Disease Communication Center (EDCC) notice. The horse begain showing respiratory signs...

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) today announced the first human case of West Nile virus (WNV) in the state this year. The patient is a resident of Middlesex County in her 70’s who...

Based on evidence gathered and analyzed during an extensive investigation spanning almost two months, the Hawaii State Department of Health has determined a strong association between a majority of the...

A Texas resident who recently traveled to an area of Miami with local Zika transmission has tested positive for the virus. The traveler, an El Paso County resident, recently returned from the area and...

Vermont health officials are warning street drug users about an especially deadly strain of heroin that is circulating in several parts of the state, including central Vermont and the Northeast Kingdom. According...