Mississippi health officials reported the second confirmed human West Nile virus (WNV) in a patient from Newton County today. This is the second confirmed WNV case recorded in the state in 2014. “This...

Laboratory tests have confirmed a diagnosis of variant CJD (a fatal brain disorder) in a patient who recently died in Texas. The confirmation was made when laboratory results from an autopsy of the patient’s...

The number of mumps cases reported in Central Ohio has reached 404 cases as of today, according to a Columbus Public Health (CPH) press release Monday. 220 of the vases are linked to the Ohio State University...

Health officials on Guam say the outbreak of “pink eye” or conjunctivitis on the island that began in May has grown to nearly 250 cases, according to a Pacific News Center report today. During...

California is seeing the number of pertussis, or whooping cough cases at levels not seen in several years, and it’s likely to increase, according to a  California Department of Public Health (CDPH)...

A recent diagnosis of hantavirus pulmonary syndrome (HPS) in a local resident has prompted the City’s departments of Public Health and Environmental Health to remind area residents to take precautions...

A 19-year-old man, a college student, has been confirmed positive for the mosquito borne virus, West Nile virus (WNV), according to a report in the Times Record News today and retweeted by the Wichita...

Oregon health authorities are reporting jumps in three common sexually transmitted infections (STI) prompting officials to call the situation “alarming”. In a Oregon Health Authority (OHA) Communicable...

A 60-year-old Carlsbad man has died from “sepsis due to Coccidioides immitis pneumonia”, a rare thing in the  state of New Mexico, according to a Current-Argus News report Thursday. The...

The number of mosquito borne infectious agents spans a plethora of viruses (dengue , chikungunya, West Nile virus, Eastern Equine encephalitis virus and St. Louis encephalitis virus  and parasites (malaria...