By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Oklahoma state health officials report experiencing a 283% increase in the number of congenital syphilis cases in women since 2014. In addition, the Oklahoma State...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Guam health officials report confirming another locally transmitted dengue fever case this week, bringing the total to 11 for the year. The Guam Public Health Laboratory...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Former US senator from North Carolina, Kay Hagan, died today from encephalitis caused by the tick-borne disease, Powassan virus, according to a Politico report. She...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Alabama state health officials reported the first human case of Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE) in 2019. The patient, a Baldwin County resident, became ill in September,...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Oregon state and local health officials are reporting two measles exposures linked to an individual with the disease who passed through Portland International Airport...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In a follow-up to a report from August, Kalamazoo County health officials report investigating eleven cases – ten confirmed and one possible – of the serious and...

By NewsDesk    @infectiousdiseasenews Kansas and federal officials are reporting Vesicular stomatitis virus (VSV) cases in horses in Sherman County, making Kansas the eighth state to report confirmed...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Los Angeles County health officials reported investigating another confirmed measles case in a resident. This is the 20th measles case among Los Angeles County residents...

Earlier this week, New Jersey Senator Cory Booker introduced the STOP (Study, Treat, Observe, and Prevent) Neglected Diseases of Poverty Act, legislation that would provide the necessary tools to address,...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews We recently reported that several East Coast universities in the US were experiencing mumps outbreaks, including South Carolina. In recent days we see an update out...