In what is a very rare occurrence in the United States, a resident from Highlands County, Florida has died from rabies likely following a bat bite, according to local media accounts. The Florida Department...

Local and state public health officials continue to investigate a large hepatitis A outbreak in southeastern Michigan. Recently, there has been a concerning increase in confirmed hepatitis A cases among...

Senator Sue Serino (R, C, I-Hyde Park) and Senator Kemp Hannon (R-Nassau) today released a comprehensive report aimed at combatting the spread of Lyme and tick-borne diseases (TBDs) in the state. Based...

New York City health officials have reported an additional Legionnaires’ disease case in the downtown Flushing cluster, bringing the total cases to 13. The vast majority have been relased from the...

Georgia state and local health officials report that norovirus has been identified as the etiology of the rash of gastrointestinal illnesses in recent weeks on the campus of Georgia Tech. Norovirus was...

The New York City Health Department is investigating a community cluster of Legionnaires’ disease cases in downtown Flushing, Queens. A total of 12 patients have been confirmed with Legionnaires’ disease...

State and local health officials in Virginia continue the Salmonella outbreak investigation linked to the Chincoteague Chili Chowder Cook Off, which was held in late September. The Division of Consolidated...

In recent years, hospitals nationwide have been reporting an increase in life-threatening illnesses resulting from a deadly fungal infection caused by the yeast Candida auris that can enter the bloodstream....

The Onondaga County Health Department had previously not recommended a third measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) booster vaccination for the Syracuse University (SU) community, but things have changed. Health...

As of October 21, officials with the Louisiana Department of Health are providing the most recent case counts of individuals who have been identified with a gastrointestinal illness related to the Salmonella...