Alachua, Florida biologics contract development and manufacturing organization (CDMO), Ology Bioservices, Inc., announced this week that it was awarded an Other Transaction Agreement (OTA) to support the...

In a follow-up on a report earlier this week, Pinellas County, FL health officials have reported two additional confirmed measles cases, bringing the total to three. The newest cases were also unvaccinated...

In a follow-up on the red tide situation in Southwest Florida, Governor Rick Scott issued Executive Order 18-221 earlier this week declaring a state of emergency due to impacts of red tide in Collier,...

Health officials in Pinellas County, Florida are reporting a confirmed, locally acquired measles case in an unvaccinated child. Florida Department of Health in Pinellas County (DOH-Pinellas) continues...

The Florida Department of Health in Volusia County (DOH- Volusia) recently reported a human Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) case. Health officials note that this is the first case seen in the county...

Lyme disease is a potentially serious bacterial infection that is spread by bites from infected blacklegged ticks and deer ticks. The bacterium, called Borrelia burgdorferi, causes more than 300,000 illnesses...

In an update on the red tide in Southwest Florida, the Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission says bloom of the Florida red tide organism, Karenia brevis, persists in the area. In Southwest Florida...

The prevalence of Lyme disease is increasing in the United States, spiking significantly between 2016 and 2017, and has spread to all 50 United States and the District of Columbia, according to a new...

In a follow-up on the Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) situation in the state of Florida, the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services confirmed positive tests for seven horses in July: On...

A 71-year-old Sarasota man with underlying health conditions died recently after consuming raw oysters in a local restaurant. The oysters were contaminated with the serious bacterium, Vibrio vulnificus. He...