Mono County, California health officials are reporting a death of a child who contracted the “brain-eating amoeba”, Naegleria fowleri. According to a KOLO 8 report, The child who died last...

Arthropodborne viruses (arboviruses) are transmitted to humans primarily through the bites of infected mosquitoes or ticks. In the United States, West Nile virus (WNV) is the leading cause of arboviral...

In a follow-up on reports of flea-borne typhus in southern California HERE, HERE and HERE, the Los Angeles Department of Public Health (Public Health) reminds residents to take action to protect themselves...

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (Public Health) has confirmed the first death due to West Nile virus (WNV) for the 2018 season in Los Angeles County. The patient, a resident of the San...

In a follow-up on the increases of flea-borne typhus in Los Angeles and Pasadena, The Long Beach Department of Health and Human Services reports cases of flea-borne typhus in 2018 are already double...

In a follow-up to the report of an outbreak of flea-borne typhus in downtown Los Angeles, The Pasadena Public Health Department (PPHD) is reporting epidemic levels of typhus fever this year. In 2018,...

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (LAC DPH) is reporting an endemic flea-borne typhus outbreak in downtown Los Angeles. Between July and September 2018, health officials identified...

Cases of three sexually transmitted diseases (STD), chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis, continue to rise in San Diego County, according to health officials. In fact, increases have been reported for the...

Health officials in Los Angeles County are reporting the first human case of Saint Louis encephalitis (SLEV) in the county since 1997. The patient is an elderly resident of San Fernando Valley who became...

The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) announced Monday two confirmed deaths in California due to West Nile virus (WNV). The deceased persons were residents of Glenn County and Yuba County. As...