A 19-year-old man, a college student, has been confirmed positive for the mosquito borne virus, West Nile virus (WNV), according to a report in the Times Record News today and retweeted by the Wichita...

Oregon health authorities are reporting jumps in three common sexually transmitted infections (STI) prompting officials to call the situation “alarming”. In a Oregon Health Authority (OHA) Communicable...

A 60-year-old Carlsbad man has died from “sepsis due to Coccidioides immitis pneumonia”, a rare thing in the  state of New Mexico, according to a Current-Argus News report Thursday. The...

The number of mosquito borne infectious agents spans a plethora of viruses (dengue , chikungunya, West Nile virus, Eastern Equine encephalitis virus and St. Louis encephalitis virus  and parasites (malaria...

PRESS RELEASE Two hundred and eighty-eight cases of measles were reported to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in the United States between Jan. 1 and May 23, 2014.  This is the largest...

After reporting three hantavirus cases so far in 2014, including one fatality, Colorado state health officials are warning Coloradans to avoid exposure to the lethal virus while cleaning cabins or other...

PRESS RELEASE After completing additional and more definitive laboratory tests, CDC officials have concluded that an Indiana MERS patient did not spread the virus to an Illinois associate during a business...

The Oklahoma State Department of Health has confirmed the state’s first case and death of Heartland virus disease. The individual, a Delaware County resident reportedly died from complications from...

The East Mountain area of New Mexico is seeing increased plague activity, prompting state health officials to advise the public to take precautions to prevent plague if spending time outdoors in this...

An increase of Shigella infections in Iredell County has prompted health officials to issue an advisory Friday.  This includes advise on handwashing and staying home if you have diarrhea. “Hand washing...