Officials with the Maricopa County Department of Public Health announced yesterday two deaths related to the mosquito borne virus, West Nile virus (WNV). Both of the victims were residents of East Valley...

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The Wyoming Department of Health (WDH) issued a tularemia warning today after recent human and animal cases reported in northern Wyoming. “Recently, we are hearing about rabbit die-offs and have seen...

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State health officials are urging all men who have sex with men (MSM) to be vaccinated for meningococcal meningitis as soon as possible. The public health alert comes in response to the recent death of...

Two additional fatalities due to Vibrio vulnificus infection has been reported by state health officials bringing the total to nine, more than all the deaths reported in 2014 (7). The latest deaths were...

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The first human infections of West Nile Virus (WNV) have been confirmed in two residents of Butte County after a routine blood donation. These are the first human infections of WNV reported this year. Blood...

The number of cyclosporiasis cases in Texas increased by another six today, bringing the total to 170, according to state health officials. Travis County has reported 74 cases, or 43 percent of the state’s...

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Heavy rains followed by the current hot weather has caused the local mosquito population to flourish and the Saint Louis County Department of Public Health is urging all residents to take precautions to...

The number of leprosy cases reported in Florida in 2015 from January to early July has equaled the total cases seen during the entire 2014, according to Florida health data. The 10th case of the year...

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The North Dakota Department of Health has confirmed the first human case of West Nile virus (WNV) disease in 2015 in North Dakota. Additionally, two mosquito pools from Grand Forks County have tested positive...

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When U.S. adults are hospitalized with pneumonia, viruses are more often to blame than bacteria.  However, despite current diagnostic tests, neither viruses nor bacteria are detected in the majority of...