By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Los Angeles County health officials issued a health alert this week after reporting several recent cases of wound botulism associated with heroin injection. Since...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In a follow-up on reports in recent days (HERE, HERE and HERE), Federal and state health officials are advising that consumers not eat and retailers not sell any...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Officials with Rollins College in Winter Park, Florida are reporting two chickenpox cases in students, the first time this has been seen in four years. According...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Officials with the College of Charleston reported an additional eight confirmed mumps cases, bringing the outbreak total at the campus to 51. School President Andrew...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Hundreds of Air Force Academy cadets sickened in norovirus outbreak A stomach flu has laid low 1 in every 10 cadets at the Air Force Academy since late October, and...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Officials with the Drexel University Student Health Center have reported two mumps cases among students, prompting an advisory. Mumps is a contagious viral illness...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Penn State health officials is reporting that three cases of mumps have been confirmed on the University Park campus. The affected students have been isolated and...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Officials in Clark County, Washington are investigating a confirmed case of measles in an unvaccinated child under 10 years of age. The child returned to Clark County...

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) reported this week three Itasca County ruffed grouse that appeared sick have tested positive for a mosquito-borne virus called eastern equine encephalitis...

By: Candess Zona-Mendola of MakeFoodSafe The CDC just announced a multistate E. coli outbreak with an unknown source. However, both of the Wisconsin and Maryland E. coli outbreaks appear to be connected...