Public Health — Seattle & King County received a report on July 24th of a King County resident with a rare wound infection caused by the bacteria Vibrio vulnificus. The likely source of infection...

California health officials have reported in hantavirus pulmonary syndrome (HPS) in a Northern California man, prompting reminders of the importance of taking precautions. The most recent case occurred...

On July 22, one horse in Franklin County, Florida was confirmed with Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE), according to a Equine Disease Communication Center (EDCC) report. The unvaccinated yearling became...

Health officials in Los Angeles County announced Friday  that the number of reported Valley Fever infections continues to increase. In 2016, a total of 714 cases were reported across Los Angeles County,...

The raccoon that topples your trashcan and pillages your garden may leave more than just a mess. More likely than not, it also contaminates your yard with parasites — most notably, raccoon roundworms...

U.S. Poison Control Centers receive a call every 24 minutes, on average, regarding dietary supplement exposures, according to a new study from the Center for Injury Research and Policy and the Central...

Officials with the Colorado Department of Health & Environment (CDHE) have reported a significant rise in hepatitis A cases statewide in 2017, particularly in men who have sex with men (MSM). Through...

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a travel notice for Sri Lanka in light the current dengue epidemic. The Ministry of Health in Sri Lanka has reported 103,114 suspected...

Hawaii  state health officials reported an additional 18 confirmed mumps cases, bringing the total to 172 in 2017 to date. Twelve of the cases are from Oahu, four are from Kauai and two are from Hawaii...

The Maricopa County Department of Public Health is reminding the community to prevent mosquito bites with 19 human cases of West Nile virus infection reported this season, including one death. The individual...