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The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH), today, confirmed the state’s first human case of chikungunya this year. The patient was infected during a recent trip to a Caribbean nation. Chikungunya...

As summer arrives and the waters get warmer, The Florida Department of Health is urging Floridians with certain health conditions to avoid eating raw oysters and exposing open wounds to seawater and estuarine...

As of June 13, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report 477 measles cases nationally from 20 states. Ohio is one of the 20 states reporting the viral disease where the Buckeye State...

The Indiana State Department of Health says Marian and several surrounding counties are experiencing a shigella outbreak and they are advising the public who are sick to abstain from using public pools. “Every...

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This week, the Forsyth County Department of Public Health (FCDPH) confirmed the first case of chikungunya virus infection (chikungunya) in a North Carolina patient who had recently travelled to the Caribbean. “The...

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported today that as of June 9, 2014, a total of 21 persons infected with the outbreak strains of Salmonella Newport (13 persons), Salmonella Hartford...

The number of measles cases reported in Ohio continues to rise with the latest numbers from the Department of Health showing 249 cases to date. The county of Knox, where the outbreak began with unvaccinated...

A multistate Salmonella Typhimurium outbreak, which has sickened 41 people in 13 states since last November, has been linked to clinical and college and university teaching microbiology laboratories,...

In a follow-up to a report of an imported chikungunya case in Mississippi, Mississippi Department of Health (MDH) spokesperson, Liz Charlotte said the patient is an Alabama resident. In an interview...

Two people in San Diego have contracted rare bacterial infections after getting tattoos prompting health officials to warn the public and offer advice. The two individuals contracted nontuberculous Mycobacterium...