Health officials in San Luis Obispo County announced yesterday they are investigating a suspected bacterial meningitis death. A student living in San Luis Obispo and attending Cuesta College has died...

In a follow-up on the flea-borne typhus situation in Los Angeles County, county health officials say from 2018-to-date, there are a total of 107 cases of flea-borne typhus documented, not including cases...

For the first time, the United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) confirmed the presence of virulent Newcastle disease in a small domestic flock...

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (Public Health) confirms one case of measles in a person who visited the cities of Malibu, Santa Monica and Pasadena while infectious between December...

Here is a look at some interesting infectious disease and health news reported across the globe: Ten health issues WHO will tackle this year The world is facing multiple health challenges. These range...

Since the first appearance of local transmission of chikungunya virus in the Caribbean in late December 2013, US health officials have been on continuous watch for the mosquito borne viral infection. In...

Santa Cruz County, CA health officials are reporting a spike in pertussis, or whooping cough since October and it is widespread throughout the county. To put it perspective, since October 2018 many more...

California state health officials are reporting that for the fifth year in a row, the number of infants born with congenital syphilis has increased. Tragically, following the national trend, health...

Hepatitis C is a virus (HCV) which can cause serious liver disease. In the early stage of infection, some people will have symptoms of illness including fever, nausea, abdominal pain, or jaundice; however,...

Federal health officials reported Friday on an update on the multistate Salmonella Reading outbreak linked to raw turkey products and it shows an additional 52 ill people from 26 states and the District...