NewsDesk @bactiman63 In a follow-up on the outbreak of meningococcal disease in Florida this year, The Florida Department of Health reports since December 2021, Department epidemiologists have investigated...

The Committee To Unleash Prosperity (CUP) has released the most comprehensive analysis to date on how states handled the COVID-19 crisis. These results have also been published by the National Bureau...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 In a follow-up on the meningococcal disease outbreak in Florida in early 2022,  Florida state health officials reported an additional case in Polk County this week– the second...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 The Florida Department of Health (FDOH) is reporting an outbreak of meningococcal disease in 2022, primarily among gay, bisexual, and other men who have sex with men, including those...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 Last week, the University of Florida (UF) Large Animal Hospital reported treating a number of horses with suspected botulism. Botulism is a disease caused by ingestion of botulinum...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) has been notified by the National Veterinary Services Laboratory of confirmed cases of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza...

In the United States, West Nile virus circulates among wild birds, transmitted by Culex mosquitoes, which transmit West Nile virus and other viruses in the southern United States. Humans can become infected...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 The Florida Department of Health reported 79 total animal rabies cases in 2021, down from 80 in 2020 and 129 in 2019. Levy County reported the most cases with eight and like in previous...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63  Oxitec announced this week the successful completion of the mosquito release phase of its landmark project with the Florida Keys Mosquito Control District. All Oxitec mosquito...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 The Florida Department of Health reported two additional Vibrio vulnificus cases this week in Hillsborough County and Charlotte County, the third and second case for each county,...