Bats are responsible for roughly 7 in 10 rabies deaths among people who are infected with the rabies virus in the United States, possibly because people may not know of the risk bats pose, according to...

In a follow-up on the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Uganda, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is announcing activation of its Emergency...

Topics include health care water safety, conservation efforts, cooling tower maintenance and Legionella legal cases An international lineup of public health and sustainability experts from four continents...

In a follow-up on the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) case reported in Uganda,  U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) director Robert R. Redfield, M.D. responded: “This is a sobering development...

The Winnebago County Health Department has identified three confirmed cases of Shiga toxin‐ producing E. Coli (STEC), a foodborne illness, in Winnebago County. The three confirmed cases experienced diarrhea...

New York City health officials reported 23 additional measles cases this past week, bringing the outbreak to to 588 since September. New confirmed cases were reported in Borough Park (11), Williamsburg...

In a follow-up to a Food and Drug Administration (FDA) health warning last week, Kroger announced it is recalling Private Selection Frozen Triple Berry Medley (48 oz), Private Selection Frozen Triple Berry...

Viruses, spread through mosquito bites, cause human illnesses such as dengue fever, Zika and yellow fever. A new control technique harnesses a naturally occurring bacterium called Wolbachia that blocks...

The Wyoming Department of Health (WDH) is reporting the first human West Nile virus (WNV) case of the year in a Campbell County adult. “Wyoming residents should take steps to protect themselves and...

In a follow-up on the measles situation in Moscow, Idaho, Public Health – Idaho North Central District (PH-INCD) announced that it has received confirmation of a second case of measles in a Latah County...