U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer (D-CA) today sent a letter to National Institutes of Health Director Francis Collins asking for more information about NIH’s efforts to address the outbreak of enterovirus...

The Maine Centers for Disease Control reported late yesterday they were notified by the Federal CDC of a single confirmed case of Enterovirus D68 (EV-D68).  The single case is in a school aged child...

The California West Nile virus (WNV) outbreak has increased by another 53 cases during the past week, bringing the Golden State’s total to 428. This total year-to-date compares the 205 cases seen...

There were more imported, or travel associated cases of chikungunya and dengue fever in the State of Florida reported during the past week, according to the Florida Department of Health. Six cases of...

In a follow-up to the story about a suspected Ebola patient in strict isolation at the Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has confirmed...

Dallas County Health and Human Services (DCHHS) has confirmed the third case of imported Chikungunya virus (CHIKV) in Dallas County in 2014. The patient was infected with the virus during recent travel...

Missouri Department of Health officials are investigating a rabies death in a Cole County man who died last Friday. According to an ABC News 17 report Monday, John Emmerich of Eugene was hospitalized...

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The Connecticut Department of Public Health (DPH) today said it has been notified by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) of 12 new laboratory-confirmed cases of enterovirus D68 infection...

According to a hospital statement Monday, Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas has admitted a patient into strict isolation to be evaluated for potential Ebola Virus Disease (EVD), based on the patient’s...

One person in the Okatie area of Beaufort County has been referred to a health care provider after being bitten by a coyote that tested positive for rabies, the Department of Health and Environmental...