PRESS RELEASE Two hundred and eighty-eight cases of measles were reported to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in the United States between Jan. 1 and May 23, 2014.  This is the largest...

After reporting three hantavirus cases so far in 2014, including one fatality, Colorado state health officials are warning Coloradans to avoid exposure to the lethal virus while cleaning cabins or other...

PRESS RELEASE After completing additional and more definitive laboratory tests, CDC officials have concluded that an Indiana MERS patient did not spread the virus to an Illinois associate during a business...

The Oklahoma State Department of Health has confirmed the state’s first case and death of Heartland virus disease. The individual, a Delaware County resident reportedly died from complications from...

The East Mountain area of New Mexico is seeing increased plague activity, prompting state health officials to advise the public to take precautions to prevent plague if spending time outdoors in this...

An increase of Shigella infections in Iredell County has prompted health officials to issue an advisory Friday.  This includes advise on handwashing and staying home if you have diarrhea. “Hand washing...

Prepared Foods manufacturer, Lansal, Inc.( d.b.a Hot Mama’s Foods), announced this week that as a precaution it is voluntarily recalling approximately 14,860 pounds of hummus and dip products due to...

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is alerting the public about a potential local health threat and outlining plans in place for people affected. Health officials have been notified of an...

The Sams Valley Elementary School in Central Point, Oregon announced that it would be closed for a second consecutive day for cleaning and sanitizing after a school staff member died as a result of complications...

Health officials in Washington are advising the public not to eat raw clover sprouts from Evergreen Fresh Sprouts, LLC of Idaho as the sprouts may be linked to seven confirmed and three probable cases...