By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 San Diego County health authorities reported Monday a shigellosis outbreak in persons experiencing homelessness (PEH) since Sept. 30, 2021. At least six cases of Shigella sonnei...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews A measles case is under investigation by Calaveras Public Health in a child under the age of 5. The child was not vaccinated against measles and has since recovered....

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews County health officials in Butte County, California report investigating a case of wound botulism in a Butte County resident who injected drugs, including black tar...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In a follow-up on the canine influenza virus H3N2 (CIV H3N2) outbreak in Los Angeles County, officials report a total of 279 confirmed cases and 120 suspected cases...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews San Diego County health officials have reported the first locally acquired case of West Nile Virus this year in a 53-year-old La Jolla man. The patient was hospitalized...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Los Angeles County health department identified 167 Mu variants in specimens sequenced between June 19 and Augusts 21, with the majority of Mu specimens sequenced...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In a follow-up on a report out of Tehama County, California, the young child that contracted the dangerous amoebic parasite, Naegleria fowleri, last week, has passed. The...

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By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews On today’s show, I look at some of the most interested stories in infectious diseases during the past week. The Naegleria fowleri case in northern California,...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 Los Angeles County health officials reported Tuesday the first case of human West Nile virus (WNV) infection in county for the 2021 season. The case is a resident of the South Bay...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The San Diego Zoo reported Friday that a male snow leopard is suspected to be positive for SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. The big cat had symptoms of...