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This week, the Louisiana Department of Health has confirmed four additional cases of Zika virus. As in all of the other cases in Louisiana, the patients travelled to regions in the Americas with ongoing...

Eight horses confirmed to have equine influenza are in quarantine at the veterinary teaching hospital at the University of California at Davis in Yolo County. On Wednesday, July 27, 2016, a horse was...

The Michigan departments of Health and Human Services and Agriculture and Rural Development, along with the Public Health Muskegon County (PHMC) announced Friday they have identified two cases of influenza...

Hawaii health officials are reporting an additional confirmed hepatitis A case in a Oahu food service worker Friday. The individual worked at Tamashiro Market, located at 802 N. King St. in Honolulu....

On Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2016, a woman dropped off a deceased bat at Spokane Regional Health District, 1101 W. College Ave., without speaking to officials. The health district is asking this woman to contact...

There has been a significant increase in cases of early infectious syphilis in the Cork area in the past year, with almost 8 in 10 reported cases among men who have sex with men (MSM). Compared to January...

The Cayuga County Health Department has received notification from the New York State Department of Health that a Cayuga County horse tested positive for West Nile Virus. The horse was stabled at a property...

The Maricopa County Department of Public Health is investigating an outbreak of a diarrheal illnesses caused by the parasite, Cryptosporidium parvum, and is advising the public to take precautions to prevent...

The common Culex quinquefasciatus  mosquito does not carry the Zika virus, according to the latest research by the Zika research team at The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. The UTMB...

As a response to the public health threats challenges, the Department of Health through the Field Epidemiology Training Program (FETP) serves to promote evidence-based decision-making through the conduct...