Although cases of West Nile virus are typically seen in early autumn in Iowa, three cases of the illness have already been reported in the state. Current surveillance data shows one case each in Clay,...

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) today issued a warning to avoid nonessential travel to the West African nations of Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone. This Level 3 travel warning is...

The Florida Department of Health in Pinellas County is asking for the public’s help to prevent the spread of Cryptosporidiosis (Crypto), a disease that spreads easily in households, child-care settings...

With the addition of 777 pertussis cases since July 8, the whooping cough epidemic in California has reached 6,170, according to the latest data from the California Department of Public Health (CDPH). The ...

As of July 28nd, a total of 25 state residents, after traveling to the Caribbean, have tested positive for another mosquito-borne virus chikungunya, according to the New Jersey Department of Health. The...

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The Saint Louis County Department of Health is reporting its first case of Chikungunya – a virus spread by mosquitoes. The patient did not contract the disease locally, but while travelling in the Caribbean. Although...

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Attorneys Bill Marler and Drew Falkenstein of Marler Clark, the nation’s only law firm dedicated to representing victims of foodborne illness, have filed a lawsuit in the Circuit Court of Benton County,...

After several years of increases, the number of chlamydia cases dropped in 2013. However, gonorrhea and syphilis infections in the region continued to climb, the County Health and Human Services Agency...

As the investigation into the spike of cyclospora cases in Texas during the past month or so continues, the number of cases continue to rise. As of July 29,  the Texas Department of State Health Services...

The Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) is confirming one new human case of West Nile virus (WNV). The reported case is in Rankin County. So far this year, WNV cases have been reported in Hinds...