By Teddy Cambosa A bacterial pneumonia outbreak, known as Legionnaires’ disease has hit a Portland-based senior housing complex, leaving 1 dead and 4 hospitalized as more than 100 residents were evacuated...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 On Monday, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced that the first confirmed case of the UK strain of COVID-19 virus in New York has been detected in Saratoga Springs. The new strain...

Precision Dose, Inc. is voluntarily recalling all lots of Chlorhexidine Gluconate Oral Rinse USP, 0.12%, 15mL Unit Dose Cups bearing an expiration date from 1/31/2021 – 02/28/2022 (see specific lots...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 Officials with Public Health – Seattle & King County are reporting an increase in shigellosis cases since mid-December in King County. Since the end of October, Public...

Delaware health officials reported this week the  first flu-related death of the 2020-2021 season. The individual was a 56-year-old Kent county male infected with influenza B, who also had underlying...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 Midwestern Pet Foods, Inc., of Evansville, IN is issuing a voluntary recall of the below listed dog and cat food products due to tests indicating levels of Aflatoxin that exceed...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 In a new study published this week in the journal, Open Forum Infectious Diseases, researchers from the University of Arizona and others estimated the lifetime cost-of-illness...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 In a follow-up report from earlier this week in California, the San Diego County Health and Human Services Agency reported three new cases of the United Kingdom variant of COVID-19,...

Florida has become the third state, after Colorado and California, to report the detection of a United Kingdom variant of COVID-19 in the US. According to a Florida Department of Health tweet yesterday:...

The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) has been notified by San Diego County Public Health Services of a patient with the variant COVID-19 virus strain originally detected in the United Kingdom. This...