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This week, the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals (DHH) confirmed nine new cases of West Nile virus, of which five were neuroinvasive disease cases, bringing this year’s total to 61 reported...

The Florida Department of Health in Miami-Dade County is urging residents to take precautions against mosquito-borne illness following the investigation of three additional locally-acquired cases of dengue...

The Florida Department of Health in St. Lucie County confirmed a second case of locally-acquired chikungunya fever in the area Friday. The first indigenous chikungunya case in the county was reported in...

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Kraft Foods Group is voluntarily recalling 7,691 cases of select varieties of regular Kraft American Singles Pasteurized Prepared Cheese Product. A supplier did not store an ingredient used in this product...

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TNUVA USA, a Fairfield, N.J., establishment is recalling approximately 8,316 pounds of Mom’s Chicken Extra Thin Cutlets product due to possible contamination with Listeria monocytogenes (Lm), the U.S....

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For the second time in a week in South Carolina, several people were referred for rabies treatment after exposure to a kitten that was positive for rabies. The S.C. Department of Health and Environmental...

USDA’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS), acting on a tip, seized an adult giant African snail (GAS) and 284 juvenile snails from a residence on Long Island, New York on June 26.  The...

The Central Ohio mumps outbreak that got it’s start at Ohio State University in February this year, appears to be trending down, according to Columbus Public Health spokesman Jose Rodriguez.   Rodriguez...

It was reported yesterday that the Cyclosporiasis outbreak that hit Texas this summer appears to be over. The outbreak affected 133 people since May. The outbreak has been linked to fresh cilantro from...

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The Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) on Thursday announced seven cases of West Nile virus have been confirmed in Iowa: one case each in Buchanan, Clay, Crawford, Monona, Plymouth, Sioux and Woodbury...