By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Indiana health officials reported that a Elkhart County resident contracted the mosquito-borne viral infection, Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE), the first human...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In a follow-up on the dengue fever situation in Florida in 2019, health officials in Miami-Dade County are reporting two additional locally acquired dengue fever...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In this news brief, I look at several US East Coast universities and colleges reporting mumps outbreaks in recent weeks. I look at the schools that span from South...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews New Hampshire health officials are asking the public’s help locating a man from Massachusetts who came in contact with a baby raccoon, which later died from...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Massachusetts health officials reported this week on an additional human West Nile virus (WNV) case in a man in his 60s from Middlesex County. This is the third...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In a follow-up on the Legionnaires’ disease outbreak associated with the NC Mountain State Fair, North Carolina health officials report that as of Oct. 9, 134...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (Public Health) is investigating an additional confirmed case of measles in a Los Angeles County resident. Public...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Boston city health officials issued a measles alert Thursday after the confirmation of a measles case in a resident. This is the first confirmed case of measles in...

By Robert Herriman  @infectiousdiseasenews In this video, I look at four recent travel notices issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Travel notices that were issued include:...

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration allowed marketing of a rapid diagnostic test (RDT) to detect Ebola virus antigens (proteins) in human blood from certain living individuals and samples from certain...