In a follow-up to the report of an outbreak of flea-borne typhus in downtown Los Angeles, The Pasadena Public Health Department (PPHD) is reporting epidemic levels of typhus fever this year. In 2018,...

By:  Jory Lange A second cluster of Legionnaires’ disease victims has been reported in Manhattan’s Washington Heights neighborhood.  On Friday, the New York City Health Department reported that...

Massachusetts health officials reported an additional nine human West Nile virus (WNV) cases Friday, bringing the total to 38 for the year. This breaks the previous record of 33 human cases reported in...

Working Cow Homemade Ice Cream, Inc. of St. Petersburg, FL is conducting a voluntary recall of No Sugar Added Vanilla and No Sugar Added Chocolate ice cream manufactured in three-gallon tubs during the...

In a follow-up on the news of a Syracuse University student who contracted bacterial meningitis,  the Onondaga County Health Department confirmed the isolated case of serogroup B meningococcal meningitis. The...

The Wyoming Department of Health (WDH) is reminding Carbon County residents to take steps to prevent tularemia after an infected animal was found recently locally. A dying squirrel found in Rawlins recently...

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is advising consumers and retailers not to eat, serve, or sell recalled ready-to-eat deli ham produced by Johnston County Hams, Inc. The ham is linked...

By:  Jory D. Lange, Jr. 14 people have been hospitalized in a Salmonella outbreak that has prompted a nationwide recall of ground beef products manufactured by JBS Tolleson, Inc.  So far, the CDC has...

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (LAC DPH) is reporting an endemic flea-borne typhus outbreak in downtown Los Angeles. Between July and September 2018, health officials identified...

By: Candess Zona-Mendola The FSIS and JBS Tolleson, Inc. announced today that there is another Salmonella outbreak and recall this year. This time, linked to ground beef products. According to the early...