The Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food, and Markets (VAAFM) is reporting that a single feral pig was shot and killed by USDA Wildlife Services in Lyndonville, VT.  Subsequently the boar tested positive...

The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) has declared a statewide outbreak of hepatitis A, making it the 21st state to do so since mid-2016. This follows a declared outbreak...

By Jory Lange The CDC reports that 196 people have been infected with the same outbreak strain of E. coli O103. That’s 19 more people since the last update, on April 26th.   10 states have been affected...

Health officials in Missoula County report experiencing a pertussis, or whooping cough outbreak affecting a number of local schools. To date, 96 cases lab-confirmed cases have been reported. The Health...

New research recently published in the journal, The Lancet Infectious Diseases identifies the 25 counties in the US most at risk for a measles outbreak. Topping the list includes Cook County, Il, Los...

In a follow-up on the measles situation in Maryland, state health officials are now reporting five cases as of May 9. Cases of measles have been localized to a small geographic area within zip codes 21208,...

Multiple cases of Canine brucellosis originating from a small dog commercial breeding facility in Marion Co., Iowa, in the central part of the state have been confirmed. According to State Veterinarian...

On Friday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a temporary ban on the importation of  dogs from Egypt due to the risk of importing rabies. Given three recent cases of rabid dogs...

By Jory Lange The CDC has announced a multistate Vibrio outbreak linked to raw oysters harvested from Estero El Cardon Estuary in Baja California Sur, Mexico.  Unusually, this outbreak involves multiple...

Almost 15 years after first proposing programs of mass drug administration – now referred to by the World Health Organization as ‘preventive chemotherapy’ – to treat or prevent seven neglected...