Oregon health officials are reporting an “unusually high number in a short period of time” Q fever cases in Linn and Benton counties, according to a Albany Democrat-Herald report. According...

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The Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals (DHH) has confirmed four new cases of West Nile virus this week, bringing this year’s total number of cases to seven. This week’s new infections...

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Great American Marketing, a Houston, Texas establishment, is recalling approximately 475 pounds of FSIS and FDA-regulated, ready-to-eat products due to possible contamination with Listeria monocytogenes,...

The Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) has confirmed seven Texas cases of chikungunya, a virus that can cause fever and severe joint pain and is transmitted by mosquitoes. All cases have...

The number of cases of the parasitic infection, Cyclospora, has increased further in Texas, according to state health officials. Since the “surge” of cases were first reported on the Tarrant...

The Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Reservation announced earlier this week that the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) had confirmed several cases of  food borne illness linked to E. coli,...

The New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene reported a new case of  serogroup C invasive meningococcal disease ( serogroup C Neisseria meningitidis) in an HIV infected man who has sex with...

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After reporting 3 confirmed human cases of West Nile virus infection this season to date, Maricopa County Department of Public Health announced today its first death of the season from the disease. The...

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CDC announced today the formation of an external laboratory safety workgroup of the Advisory Committee to the Director of CDC. This group will provide advice and guidance to the CDC Director and CDC’s...

An intensive three-month investigation has prompted Greenville Health System to install what may be the state’s first bacteriologic point-of-use water filters in a hospital operating room setting in...