Florida state health officials have reported 23 Vibrio vulnificus cases in 2017 through mid-September and of this total, five cases have been seen in the Tampa Bay area. Cases of the bacterial infection...

The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) has confirmed the first human West Nile virus-related death in Illinois for 2017.  A Kankakee County resident who tested positive for West Nile virus died...

In California, hepatitis A outbreaks have been seen in Santa Cruz and more notably, San Diego County this year. Now, officials in Los Angeles County have declared a local outbreak of hepatitis A with...

Washoe County (NV) health officials are reporting the first human hantavirus case since 2006. The patient is a resident of south Reno. “Hantavirus is transmitted by rodents, most likely the common deer...

New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets Commissioner Richard A. Ball today warned consumers in Orleans County and the surrounding area not to consume unpasteurized raw milk from the Martin...

The outbreaks of the parasitic infection, Cyclospora, in the United States and Canada continue to increase in cases while investigations continue to come up empty concerning a source or a vehicle for...

Hepatitis A has been a significant problem in two metropolitan areas separated by nearly 2,000 miles this year. Of course I’m talking about San Diego County, CA and Detroit, MI and surrounding areas. Since...

The US House of Representatives recently passed a budget bill recently that includes full funding for the Fort Detrick, MD laboratory, the National Biodefense Analysis and Countermeasures Center (NBACC). The...

People who consumed raw milk or raw milk products from one Texas dairy should contact their health care provider immediately, warn health investigators from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...

San Diego County health officials are advising the public that anyone who may have eaten or had beverages at the World Famous restaurant in Pacific Beach on seven specific dates and times that they may...