On the East Coast, The Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DHMH) confirmed the presence of enterovirus D68 (EV-D68) in Maryland. The virus, which has been associated with respiratory infections...

He arrived at the Nebraska Medical Center on September 5 after contracting Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) while treating patients in Sierra Leone. Today he was released after the CDC confirmed that two separate...

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The City of El Paso Department of Public Health announced this week that a local man was infected by the Chikungunya virus. It has been determined that the infection did not take place locally, but rather...

Fleas collected and tested as part of a surveillance program by the Coconino County Public Health Services District Environmental Health tested positive for Yersinia pestis, or the plague, according to...

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) laboratory has confirmed the first cases of the EV-D68 strain of enterovirus in two (2) residents of South Carolina’s Upstate region,...

Both the number of cases of human West Nile virus (WNV) and chikungunya in the United States have gone over 1,000, according to the newest data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)...

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Good news for Lyme disease sufferers…the House passed H.R. 4701, the Tick-borne Disease Research Transparency and Accountability Act of 2014 two weeks ago, a bill authored by New York Congressman Chris...

The number of human West Nile virus (WNV) cases increased by 65 during the past week, bringing the state’s total to 375, far higher than any other state in the country. The 375 WNV cases so far...

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In a follow-up to a recent report, The City of El Paso Department of Public Health has received a list of approximately 45 more babies who have been exposed to TB at Providence Memorial Hospital. The...

A Weld County resident living southeast of Erie was diagnosed with tularemia last week. The resident was hospitalized with a high fever, loss of appetite, and acute diarrhea and is now recovering at home....