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A fungus that causes white-nose syndrome (WNS), a deadly disease of bats, has been detected on bats in South Dakota for the first time. The fungus was detected on one western small-footed bat (Myotis...

Health officials in Deschutes County, OR are reporting a confirmed case of Hantavirus pulmonary syndrome (HPS) in a woman, prompting local health officials to remind residents to take precautions to...

A East Carolina University (ECU) researcher received a National Institutes of Health (NIH) grant to study how the bacteria that causes Lyme disease moves. In order for the bacteria to survive in the...

Alberta health officials are reporting a spike in gonorrhea cases in the South Zone early in 2018, an issue that officials find very concerning. Between January and March of 2018, 11 cases of gonorrhea...

In a follow-up on the Cyclospora outbreak in the upper-Midwest, health officials from both Wisconsin and Minnesota are reporting increases in cases of the parasitic infection. In Wisconsin, the bulk...

There has been a decrease in the number of dengue fever cases recorded nationally in the last 6 weeks. The number of cases in all Divisions is now at levels that is expected during this time of the year....

In an update on the Kentucky hepatitis A outbreak,  the Kentucky Department for Public Health (DPH) has now reported 761 outbreak cases, including 467 hospitalizations as of June 2. In addition, 6 hepatitis...

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports investigating a multistate outbreak of Salmonella Mbandaka infections linked to Kellogg’s Honey Smacks cereal.  To date, there have been...

In a follow-up on the measles outbreak situation in England, health officials report between 1 January 2018 and 31 May 2018 there have been 587 laboratory confirmed measles cases in England. Cases were...

Columbia County health officials reported on a confirmed Powassan virus case and the patient is recovering, according to a New Channel 13 report. This is the first case reported in Columbia County. On...