One of the states hit hardest by mumps in the past six months is Washington. Since October 2016, state health officials have reported 664 confirmed and probable cases through this week. 473 of the cases...

On Wednesday, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced additional steps to keep the food supply safe for American families in light of the recent...

The Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services received a report of a confirmed measles case in eastern Nebraska. The person spent time in both Douglas and Sarpy counties.  Measles is a highly contagious...

Public health officials and the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) are continuing to see an elevated number of hepatitis A cases in the city of Detroit, and counties of Macomb, Oakland,...

The fungus known to cause White-nose Syndrome (WNS), a disease that has decimated hibernating bat populations in the United States and Canada, has been discovered for the first time in Texas. The fungus Pseudogymnoascus...

In a follow-up on the multistate outbreak of Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli O157:H7 (STEC O157:H7) infections, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports an additional seven...

On Monday, Idaho Governor Butch Otter signed Senate bill No. 1060 that would require the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare to make available information about Cytomegalovirus, or CMV, to the public,...

Officials with Public Health – Seattle & King County said Tuesday that they have seen two cases of Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome (HPS) since December, including one fatality. Health officials...

The mumps outbreak in Dallas County has risen to 59 cases in 2017, up 14 cases in a week, according to the latest numbers from the Dallas County Health and Human Services (DCHHS) Tuesday. DCHHS has identified...

Local public health officials have confirmed measles infection in a 6-month-old infant and the infant’s father, both King County residents who had recently traveled to Asia.  The infant and the...