By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Los Angeles County Health Department is calling on physicians and other healthcare providers to be alert for disseminated gonococcal infections (DGI). This comes...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews New York City health officials are reporting an increase in norovirus infections with outbreaks seen in congregate settings like schools, child care programs, and...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Michigan state health officials have confirmed the first influenza-associated pediatric deaths of the 2019-2020 flu season in Michigan. The reported deaths involve...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In the United States, influenza activity remains elevated and widespread, and the season is likely to last several more weeks, according to the Centers for Disease...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Minnesota Department of Health recorded a confirmed infant death related to pertussis, or whooping cough, the first such case in the state since 2013. The infant...

The Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH) is reporting the first flu-related pediatric death of the 2019-20 flu season in Chicago and Illinois. Overall, influenza activity is high and at its peak. Nationally,...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Since mid-November 2019, an outbreak of Equine Herpesvirus 1 (EHV-1) has been reported at the Remington Park Racetrack, in Oklahoma County. Through Jan. 10, 2020,...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews New Mexico state health officials issued a Public Health Order Friday concerning syphilis testing of pregnant women in light of an increase in congenital syphilis...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Boston city health officials reported a confirmed measles case in a Northeastern University student who lives in Boston. Exposures at Northeastern University occurred...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Pennsylvania Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine is urging the public to get their flu vaccine as flu season intensifies. As of December 28, there have been more...