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Delaware health officials are reporting a confirmed case of Vancomycin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (VRSA). The 67-year-old patient with extensive underlying health conditions is being treated on an...

The second person with Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) is scheduled to be admitted for treatment of the lethal virus tomorrow at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in Bethesda, MD. The unidentified American...

In an update from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) this week, there has been a total of 55 chikungunya virus disease cases that have been reported to ArboNET from 14 U.S. states, as...

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today announced new actions to enhance the safety of reusable medical devices and address the possible spread of infectious agents between uses. The new recommendations...

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News that more than 40 countries have banned poultry imports from Minnesota after a lethal strain of avian influenza was confirmed in a turkey flock there has now been compounded by news of confirmed cases...

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Hospira, Inc., announced Wednesday it is initiating a voluntary recall of one lot of Lactated Ringer’s Irrigation, 3000mL (NDC 0409-7828-08, Lot 40-008-JT; Expiry 1APR2016) to the user level (both...

The human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) outbreak in several counties in southeastern Indiana continues to grow after first reported approximately three weeks ago. Since mid-December 2014, the number has...

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The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services is urging vigilance and awareness surrounding Norovirus, a contagious intestinal illness, that remains prevalent through March. Norovirus is...

Following reports of clusters of ocular syphilis in Washington State (6) and San Francisco (7) since December 2014, Los Angeles County health officials say they are investigating two independent cases...

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The season for seeing chicks and ducklings tweet and quack their tiny ways into people’s hearts is officially underway. But it’s not always wise to follow the flock when a brood or clutch is concerned. At...