According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), tetanus is uncommon in the United States, with an average of 29 reported cases per year from 1996 through 2009. Nearly all cases of tetanus...

By

A Humboldt State University student who was diagnosed with bacterial meningitis on Tuesday is improving but remains in critical condition at a Redding hospital. Results of testing for the specific type...

A 17-year-old student from San Ysidro High School in San Diego has been confirmed positive for meningococcal disease, according to county health officials. The previously healthy male was admitted to...

In an update to an earlier report on the multistate salmonella outbreak in the northeastern United States, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports the case total has increased by five...

With additional human West Nile virus (WNV) cases reported in the state of Florida, the Department of Health (DOH) puts the case count at 15 in 2014. The new cases were reported from Clay and Duval counties...

By

The Florida Department of Health has received notification of two influenza associated pediatric deaths in Orange and Pasco Counties. While most cases of flu are mild, there are exceptions. Pre-existing...

By

Food Safety Specialists from the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (VDACS) warn consumers not to eat Soybean Sprouts from Henry’s Farm Inc. of Woodford, Va. The company is recalling...

By

In a follow-up to a June 2, 2014 report of the fourth vCJD case in the United States in Texas, health officials from both the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Texas Department...

By

Dallas County health officials announced late last week it is monitoring 4 additional people for Ebola, bringing the total to 13, according to a Dallas County Health and Human Services (DCHHS)  news...

In a follow-up to the report of a multistate Salmonella Enteritidis outbreak primarily affecting states in the northeastern United States, at least two states have issued press releases concerning their...