Rocky Mountain spotted fever (RMSF) is a bacterial disease spread through the bite of an infected tick. In fact, it is the most deadly tickborne disease in the United States with 3,000-5,000 cases of...

G & C Raw, of Versailles, OH is recalling 30 1–lb containers of Pat’s Cat Turkey Cat Food and 40 2-lb containers of Ground Lamb Dog Food because it has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria...

Michigan Michigan state and local health officials have identified two confirmed cases of influenza A in individuals with exposure to swine at the Fowlerville Family Fair in Livingston County. The fair...

Transylvania Public Health has received more than 70 cases of nausea, vomiting and diarrhea reported by medical providers, as well as phone calls reporting similar symptoms in more than 200 people since...

The prevalence of Lyme disease is increasing in the United States, spiking significantly between 2016 and 2017, and has spread to all 50 United States and the District of Columbia, according to a new...

In an update on the hepatitis A outbreaks of four midwestern states battling the viral disease, we look at the numbers in West Virginia, Kentucky, Indiana and Michigan. West Virginia Since March 2018,...

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a warning Friday concerning the long-term use of azithromycin (Zithromax, Zmax) for prophylaxis of bronchiolitis obliterans syndrome to patients who undergo...

Iowa health officials reported Friday on the first human West Nile virus (WNV) death in the state in 2018.  The fatality was in an elderly adult from Central Iowa. In addition, a second case of human...

In an update on the multistate outbreak of Cyclospora infections, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported a total of 395 laboratory-confirmed cases of Cyclospora infection in...

Six out of twelve rat lungworm, or angiostrongyliasis cases confirmed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) from 2011-2017 in the continental United States (CONUS) were likely from...