Just a week or so after a norovirus outbreak sickened 38 passengers on the Viking Ocean Cruises vessel, Viking Sea, federal health officials are reporting a cruise ship outbreak onboard the Feb, 7-14 voyage...

By:  Jory Lange Since the CDC’s last update in late December, 63 more people have been infected with Salmonella Reading.  107 people have been hospitalized.  1 person from California has died. The...

Florida is one of some sixteen states that have declared a hepatitis A outbreak in recent years and since Jan. 2018, state health officials have reported some 736 outbreak cases. In December, Florida state...

Health officials in San Luis Obispo County announced yesterday they are investigating a suspected bacterial meningitis death. A student living in San Luis Obispo and attending Cuesta College has died...

Hawai‘i state health officials reported the first angiostrongyliasis, or rat lungworm disease case of 2019 in an adult resident from East Hawai‘i. The individual became ill in January and was hospitalized...

Novartis announced this week the approval of Egaten® (triclabendazole) by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the treatment of fascioliasis in patients six years of age and older. Egaten is...

In an update on the measles outbreak in the New York City metro area, eleven additional confirmed cases of measles have been reported in the Rockland County and Brooklyn areas this past week. In the Orthodox...

South Carolina health officials report that an employee of City Billiards tested positive for hepatitis A. Customers who ate there between January 22 and February 5 could have been exposed to the virus. This...

The number of congenital syphilis cases in Arizona in 2018 reached 53, a significant increase from previous years–2017 (31), 2016 (16), 2015 (14) and 13 in 2014 and 2013. This also accounted for...

Tennessee is one of some 16 states that are dealing with an outbreak of hepatitis A that have occurred primarily among persons who use injection and non-injection drugs, and/or persons who are homeless,...