Nearly two thirds of Americans (65%) say antibiotic resistance is a public health problem and a strong majority (81%) say they are concerned that antibiotic resistance will make more infections difficult...

The dengue fever outbreak in Senegal continues, with the disease being confirmed in new districts. As of 3 November 2018, the cumulative number of suspected cases is 2,123, of which 216 are confirmed. ...

Since our last update on the adenovirus outbreaks at two New Jersey facilities–the Wanaque Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation in Haskell and Voorhees Pediatric Facility–three additional...

An Alaska Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) Workgroup of health care providers and public health officials reviewed RSV seasonality data in past years this September and recommended administration of...

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) has confirmed 15 cases of measles in Michigan so far in 2018, the highest level the state has seen since 1994 when 26 cases were reported. Measles...

Mono County, California health officials are reporting a death of a child who contracted the “brain-eating amoeba”, Naegleria fowleri. According to a KOLO 8 report, The child who died last...

Adenoviruses are common viruses that can cause a range of illnesses. They can cause cold-like symptoms, sore throat, bronchitis, pneumonia, diarrhea, and pink eye (conjunctivitis). You can get an adenovirus...

The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) is reporting that of the 16 people under investigation for Acute Flaccid Myelitis (AFM) in Illinois this year, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...

At the end of September 2018, an international traveler arrived in Rockland County with a suspected case of the measles. There have been additional cases of measles from international travelers to Rockland,...

In a follow-up on the Massachusetts hepatitis A outbreak, the Massachusetts Department of Public Health (MDPH) says since April 2018, 141 cases of acute hepatitis A virus (HAV) infection have been reported. Outbreak...