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The Hawaii State Department of Health (DOH) continues to investigate an increasing number of cases of mumps infection statewide. Through Sep. 21, state health officials have reported 384 confirmed cases...

State veterinary officials have reported the first anthrax case of the year in Sioux County. The case was confirmed Thursday morning by the North Dakota State University Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory...

The cholera outbreak continues to spread in Yemen. 704,544 suspected cholera cases & 2103 deaths have been reported in less than 5 months. “Two years of conflict in Yemen have wrecked people’s...

The number of leptospirosis cases in the Philippines is up 37.7 percent this year compared the same period in 2016, according to the latest Department of Health data via the Philippines News Agency Thursday. From...

Onondaga County (NY) health officials have reported two cases of mumps in the past month. Both cases are students at Syracuse University. According to County Health Commissioner,  Dr. Indu Gupta, “It...

Minnesota state and local health officials are investigating two Legionnaires’ disease cases in residents at the SilverCreek on Main facility in Maple Grove. SilverCreek provides memory care,...

The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) has confirmed the first human West Nile virus-related death in Illinois for 2017.  A Kankakee County resident who tested positive for West Nile virus died...

In a follow-up to a report last Friday on the pneumonic plague outbreak in Madagascar, the World Health Organization (WHO) offered up an updated case count and additional details surrounding the occurrence...

In California, hepatitis A outbreaks have been seen in Santa Cruz and more notably, San Diego County this year. Now, officials in Los Angeles County have declared a local outbreak of hepatitis A with...

Washoe County (NV) health officials are reporting the first human hantavirus case since 2006. The patient is a resident of south Reno. “Hantavirus is transmitted by rodents, most likely the common deer...