In a follow-up to a report of an imported chikungunya case in Mississippi, Mississippi Department of Health (MDH) spokesperson, Liz Charlotte said the patient is an Alabama resident. In an interview...

Two people in San Diego have contracted rare bacterial infections after getting tattoos prompting health officials to warn the public and offer advice. The two individuals contracted nontuberculous Mycobacterium...

New imported chikungunya cases reported from Broward, Clay, Hillsborough and Miami-Dade Counties during the past week has brought the total number of cases in Florida to 18, according to the Florida Department...

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PRESS RELEASE Most norovirus outbreaks from contaminated food occur in food service settings, according to a Vital Signs report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Infected food workers...

Mississippi health officials reported the second confirmed human West Nile virus (WNV) in a patient from Newton County today. This is the second confirmed WNV case recorded in the state in 2014. “This...

Laboratory tests have confirmed a diagnosis of variant CJD (a fatal brain disorder) in a patient who recently died in Texas. The confirmation was made when laboratory results from an autopsy of the patient’s...

The number of mumps cases reported in Central Ohio has reached 404 cases as of today, according to a Columbus Public Health (CPH) press release Monday. 220 of the vases are linked to the Ohio State University...

Health officials on Guam say the outbreak of “pink eye” or conjunctivitis on the island that began in May has grown to nearly 250 cases, according to a Pacific News Center report today. During...

California is seeing the number of pertussis, or whooping cough cases at levels not seen in several years, and it’s likely to increase, according to a  California Department of Public Health (CDPH)...

A recent diagnosis of hantavirus pulmonary syndrome (HPS) in a local resident has prompted the City’s departments of Public Health and Environmental Health to remind area residents to take precautions...