By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Penn State health officials is reporting that three cases of mumps have been confirmed on the University Park campus. The affected students have been isolated and...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Officials in Clark County, Washington are investigating a confirmed case of measles in an unvaccinated child under 10 years of age. The child returned to Clark County...

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) reported this week three Itasca County ruffed grouse that appeared sick have tested positive for a mosquito-borne virus called eastern equine encephalitis...

By: Candess Zona-Mendola of MakeFoodSafe The CDC just announced a multistate E. coli outbreak with an unknown source. However, both of the Wisconsin and Maryland E. coli outbreaks appear to be connected...

Although eastern equine encephalitis (EEE), a mosquito-borne illness, has existed for centuries, 2019 has been a particularly deadly year for the disease in the United States. As of November 12, 36 confirmed...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Health officials in Miami-Dade County have reported an additional confirmed dengue fever local transmission prompting a mosquito-borne illness alert. This is the...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In a follow-up to reports earlier this year (HERE and HERE), California health officials issued a health advisory today alerting healthcare providers to the ongoing...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews New Mexico health officials report investigating a suspected case of wound botulism. The patient is currently hospitalized in Albuquerque. This is the third suspected...

By: Candess Zona-Mendola of MakeFoodSafe The Wisconsin Department of Health has announced this week that there are 20 cases of E. coli illnesses in the state – 1 of which has developed a severe complication...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Maryland state health officials are reporting and investigating a cluster of Escherichia coli O157:H7 (E. coli O157) infections. To date, seven cases have been reported. All...