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The California Department of Public Health declared a state‐wide epidemic of pertussis in June 2014. In Los Angeles County, 435 lab‐confirmed and probable cases, and another 386 suspect cases have...

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released the latest numbers yesterday concerning both imported and locally-acquired chikungunya cases on the continental United States, Puerto Rico and the...

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Just days after reported their first West Nile virus case of 2014, the Dallas County Health and Human Services (DCHHS) has confirmed the first case of imported Chikungunya virus (CHIKV)  in 2014. The...

A 43-year-old Santee man has the first confirmed local case of West Nile virus (WNV) in 2014, the County Health and Human Services Agency reported today. This is the first local human case since 2012, according...

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The North Dakota Department of Health (NDDoH) has identified the 47th case in the Minot hepatitis C outbreak investigation. The 46th and 47th cases are residents of Somerset Court in Minot and have not...

The New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene received reports of two new cases of HSV infection in newborn male infants following direct orogenital suction during ritual Jewish circumcision,...

In a letter Friday to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), Florida State Surgeon General and Health Secretary, Dr. John H. Armstrong...

The Florida Department of Health (DOH) reported six additional travel-associated chikungunya cases during the past week, bringing the total imported cases to 87 in 2014. We were also informed of the first...

Trader Joe’s has announced they have removed from sale and destroyed fruit supplied by Wawona Packing Company of Cutler, Calif due to the possibility that they may be contaminated with Listeria...

One year ago was the beginning of an outbreak of the parasitic protozoan parasite, Cyclospora, which in the end infected a total of 631 persons from 25 states and New York City. Texas accounted for...