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PIERRE, S.D. –A Hughes County resident is South Dakota’s first human West Nile virus (WNV) detection of the season, the state Health Department reported today. The person is in the 20 to 29 age group...

The Imperial County Heath Officer, Dr. Stephen Munday, announced that a middle-aged resident of Imperial County passed away due to Rocky Mountain spotted fever (RMSF), a tickborne disease. The individual...

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CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources Bureau for Public Health says the state is investigating its first suspect case of chikungunya (pronounced chik-en-gun-ye),...

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North Carolina’s second case of chikungunya was confirmed today in an Alamance County resident who recently traveled to the Caribbean. Currently, none of the reported cases of this viral infection...

In a follow-up to the Thursday story of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) staffers potentially exposed to the dangerous bacterium, Bacillus anthracis, the federal health agency will cede...

The Centers for Disease and Prevention (CDC) announced today that approximately 75 Atlanta-based staff are being monitored or provided antibiotics because they may have been unintentionally exposed to...

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The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH), today, confirmed the state’s first human case of chikungunya this year. The patient was infected during a recent trip to a Caribbean nation. Chikungunya...

As summer arrives and the waters get warmer, The Florida Department of Health is urging Floridians with certain health conditions to avoid eating raw oysters and exposing open wounds to seawater and estuarine...

As of June 13, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report 477 measles cases nationally from 20 states. Ohio is one of the 20 states reporting the viral disease where the Buckeye State...

The Indiana State Department of Health says Marian and several surrounding counties are experiencing a shigella outbreak and they are advising the public who are sick to abstain from using public pools. “Every...