By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews  The Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) received a record number of Lyme disease case reports from health providers in 2019, with 2,079 cases as...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Federal health officials declared the Salinas-linked romaine lettuce E. coli O157:H7 outbreak over on Wednesday. Officials say contaminated romaine lettuce that made...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Kentucky state health officials and the Barbourville Appalachian Regional Healthcare (ARH) hospital are working closely with the local health department and Centers...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Los Angeles County Health Department is calling on physicians and other healthcare providers to be alert for disseminated gonococcal infections (DGI). This comes...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews New York City health officials are reporting an increase in norovirus infections with outbreaks seen in congregate settings like schools, child care programs, and...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Michigan state health officials have confirmed the first influenza-associated pediatric deaths of the 2019-2020 flu season in Michigan. The reported deaths involve...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In the United States, influenza activity remains elevated and widespread, and the season is likely to last several more weeks, according to the Centers for Disease...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Minnesota Department of Health recorded a confirmed infant death related to pertussis, or whooping cough, the first such case in the state since 2013. The infant...

The Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH) is reporting the first flu-related pediatric death of the 2019-20 flu season in Chicago and Illinois. Overall, influenza activity is high and at its peak. Nationally,...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Since mid-November 2019, an outbreak of Equine Herpesvirus 1 (EHV-1) has been reported at the Remington Park Racetrack, in Oklahoma County. Through Jan. 10, 2020,...