About one month after reporting on the first locally acquired Zika virus infection of 2017 in the State of Florida (in Manatee County), state health officials have reported a second local transmission...

Florida state health officials have confirmed a sexually transmitted Zika virus infection case in Miami-Dade County. While the individual had no travel, their partner recently traveled to several areas...

In what is a very rare occurrence in the United States, a resident from Highlands County, Florida has died from rabies likely following a bat bite, according to local media accounts. The Florida Department...

In a follow-up on the Vibrio vulnificus situation in Florida in 2017, eight additional cases and two deaths have been reported in the past two weeks. According to Florida Department of Health data, as...

The Florida Department of Health has reported the first locally acquired Zika virus infection of 2017 in Manatee County. Health officials say a couple traveled to Cuba. One partner was ill with symptoms...

The number of Vibrio vulnificus infections in Florida jumped to 33 cases as of Oct. 2, according to Florida Department of Health data. That’s an increase in 10 cases since our last report on Sept....

In a follow-up on the multistate outbreak of Campylobacter infections linked to puppies sold through Petland, a national pet store chain, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is reporting...

Florida state health officials have reported 23 Vibrio vulnificus cases in 2017 through mid-September and of this total, five cases have been seen in the Tampa Bay area. Cases of the bacterial infection...

The outbreaks of the parasitic infection, Cyclospora, in the United States and Canada continue to increase in cases while investigations continue to come up empty concerning a source or a vehicle for...

Whether a community is made up of people who spend their days entirely outside or those who rarely see sunshine, the amount of time residents spend outdoors can affect how Zika virus spreads throughout...