It was confirmed this past Tuesday that an inmate at the Chillicothe Correctional Institution in Chillicothe, OH has been diagnosed with the bacterial infection, leprosy, or Hansen’s Disease. According...

The number of human West Nile virus (WNV) cases in Pennsylvania has reached seven as Philadelphia has recorded  the first fatality due to the mosquito borne virus this year. According to a Philly.com...

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The Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals (DHH) announced two (2) new cases of West Nile virus this week, but no new deaths. While news of the Ebola virus has dominated national and local press...

The number of Vibrio vulnificus cases and deaths in Florida increased since the last update, according to new data from the Florida Department of Health released today. St. Lucie County, on the state’s...

A San Diego State University (SDSU) undergraduate student who was taken ill on October 12 and was hospitalized October 14 for presumed meningococcal meningitis, has died from the dangerous bacterial infection. According...

In a follow-up to a report yesterday, the man who was admitted and isolated at Clear Lake Regional Medical Center in Webster, TX, tested negative for the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV),...

Mosquito borne disease activity is still alive and well in Massachusetts as state health officials reported a human West Nile virus (WNV) case and an animal case of Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) this...

After announcing Wednesday that they were reaching out to passengers on Frontier Airlines flight 1143 Cleveland to Dallas/Fort Worth Oct. 13, the flight that the 2nd nurse from Texas Health Presbyterian...

A man in Texas is being tested and monitored for an outbreak virus found overseas, but it’s not Ebola. Health officials at Clear Lake Regional Medical Center in Webster, TX say they are treating...

As the number of confirmed Enterovirus D68 (EV-D68) cases grow now that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have implemented a new, faster “real-time” reverse transcription polymerase...