Illinois health officials confirmed the first human case of West Nile virus (WNV) in the state for 2017.  The Will County resident in his 60s became ill at the end of June. “This is typically the...

In a follow-up on a report Thursday concerning a salmonella investigation in Maryland, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and public health...

In a follow-up to a report last month, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a travel notice to medical tourists to the Dominican Republic. Serious infections with bacteria—called...

Health director for the Apache County (AZ) Health Department said in a news release Wednesday that fleas from prairie dogs burrows have been confirmed positive for the bacterium, Yersinia pestis, the...

The Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced testing at the State Hygienic Laboratory (SHL) has confirmed the first human case of West Nile virus disease in Iowa in 2017. A middle age (41-60...

In an update on the Legionnaires’ disease outbreak linked to the Guest House at Graceland, Shelby County health officials put the case count at nine. Officials request that individuals who visited...

The Maryland Department of Health is warning consumers to avoid eating Caribeña’s yellow, Maradol papayas because of potential contamination with Salmonella bacteria. Yellow, Caribeña-brand Maradol...

Federal and Alabama agriculture officials announced Tuesday an atypical case of Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE), a neurologic disease of cattle, in an eleven-year old cow in Alabama. This animal...

The New Mexico Department of Health (NMDOH) is investigating a confirmed case of wound botulism in a 48-year-old man from Doña Ana County. The patient is an injection drug user and the suspected source...

Health officials in New Hampshire are investigating an individual that recently visited New Hampshire was subsequently found to be infected with the measles virus. This person traveled to Hampton Beach...