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The state veterinarian’s office is investigating an outbreak of Equine Piroplasmosis (EP) in a group of racing Quarter Horses in Tennessee. EP is a blood parasite that affects equines. Although it can...

The China National Health and Family Planning Commission (NHFPC) announced this week five additional human cases of avian influenza A(H7N9). According to the NHFPC, two patients in Fujian were a 79-year-old...

Rhode Island has seen a significant increase in hepatitis C virus-related hospitalizations and deaths in the last decade, underscoring the importance of diagnosis and treatment, according to a new report...

While public health regularly see cases of cryptosporidiosis — commonly known as Cryptosporidium or crypto — there has been a recent rise over the normal threshold of cases across several jurisdictions...

The Michigan departments of Agriculture and Rural Development, Health and Human Services and Natural Resources today urged Michiganders to adopt practices to protect their families, pets and livestock...

A case of human West Nile virus (WNV), which is a form of mosquito-borne encephalitis, has been confirmed in Mobile County, according to Dr. Bernard H. Eichold II, Health Officer for the Mobile County...

Colorado has seen a sharp increase in the number of cases of West Nile virus diagnosed in 2016. People, animals and mosquito pools have tested positive from the following counties this season: Adams,...

Utah County Health Department (UCHD) officials are investigating the death of a female Utah County resident related to hantavirus. The female was between the ages of 18 – 44, from Utah County, and had...

Harris County Public Health (HCPH) has confirmed a Zika-associated death in a newborn female, making it the first Zika-related death in the State of Texas. HCPH received a positive Zika test result on...

The San Francisco Department of Public Health reported Monday that the candy that sickened 19 people at a Quinceañera in the Mission District on Saturday night is suspected to be edible marijuana. Lab...