NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Chicago health officials report an increase in Primary and Secondary (P&S) syphilis cases in the city. Data for 2020 indicate that there were 919 reported P&S...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) and the Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH) Tuesday announced Illinois’ first known COVID-19 case caused by the...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The first known Texas case of the COVID-19 “Omicron” B.1.1.529 variant has been identified in a resident of Harris County. The case, a woman in her 40s from...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) reported today the first human Jamestown Canyon Virus (JCV) case in the state since 2013. The person who tested positive...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Nigeria has reported 23 confirmed monkeypox cases and 79 total cases in 2021 to date. Confirmed cases  have been reported  in the following states: Delta (7), Lagos...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Washington State health officials reported three confirmed cases of omicron variant in Thurston County, Pierce County, and King County. The patients include a man in...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In a follow-up on the COVID-19 outbreak among passengers and crew of the Norwegian Cruise Lines (NCL) cruise ship, Norwegian Breakaway, Louisiana state health officials...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews A Norwegian Cruise Lines (NCL) cruise ship disembarking in New Orleans last weekend has identified 10 COVID-19 cases among its crew members and passengers. Governor...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) has been notified of a Georgia resident currently in New Jersey who has tested positive for COVID-19 and the Omicron variant. The...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Louisiana state health officials reported Friday the first probable case of the Omicron variant of COVID-19. The individual is from the Greater New Orleans area, who...