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The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment today reported two human cases of West Nile virus, the first reported cases this season. The two cases are in Saguache and Pueblo counties. State...

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In a follow-up to a report last week, The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources Bureau for Public Health has confirmed the state’s first case of chikungunya (pronounced chik-en-gun-ye),...

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The Arkansas Department of Health (ADH) is alerting Arkansans of a recent increase in Shigella cases. The Shigella germ is spread by direct contact with an infected person and occasionally from eating...

Four cases of chikungunya fever were reported this week in persons that had international travel and are residents of Broward (2), Orange, and Sarasota Counties. In 2014, 52 travel-associated cases have...

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Dr. Ron Chapman, director of the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) and state health officer, says the number of reportable sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) in California increased in 2013...

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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...