By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In an update Thursday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that the Cyclospora outbreak linked to fresh basil exported by Siga Logistics de...

Pfizer Inc. is voluntarily recalling RELPAX® (eletriptan hydrobromide) 40 mg tablets, lots AR5407 and CD4565, to the Patient level. Pfizer Inc. initiated this recall because these product lots may not...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews New Jersey health officials are responding to a hepatitis A outbreak related to a food handler at the Mendham Golf and Tennis Club (MGTC), a members only club. There...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Southern Nevada Health District is reporting on the increasing incidence of hepatitis A in Clark County this year. During the first six months of the year, 49...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Health officials in El Paso, Texas are reporting two West Nile virus (WNV) related fatalities recently. The patients are a woman in her early 50’s and a man in his...

Head lice affect about six to 12 million children, ages three to 12, each year in the United States. Although head lice are not known to carry disease, dermatologists from the American Academy of Dermatology...

Dole Fresh Vegetables, Inc. is voluntarily recalling a limited number of cases of baby spinach. The products being recalled are 6 oz Dole Baby Spinach bag, Lot code W20308A (UPC code 0-71430-00964-2),...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In an update on the Vibrio vulnificus tally in Florida this year, state health officials report three additional cases since the last update on July 12. Two additional...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews For the first time in six years, Massachusetts state health officials report a confirmed Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) virus infection in a human. The patient...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Officials with the Wyoming County Health Department, in the western part of New York state, report investigating five confirmed cases of measles within a local Mennonite...