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,...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 The State of Florida announced this week that the state now has one of the lowest COVID-19 daily average case rates in the last 7 days per 100,000 residents in the United States. “Without...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 Florida state health officials reported one additional case/death due to Vibrio vulnificus, according to data published October 22. The latest case/death is reported from Levy...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 The Florida Department of Health reported an additional Vibrio vulnificus case this week in Lee County, located in Southwest Florida on the Gulf Coast. This is the fifth case...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In a follow-up on rabies surveillance in Florida, the Florida Department of Health, Bureau of Epidemiology reported an additional six animal rabies cases in September. This...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 Eastern Equine Encephalitis The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services reported a Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) in a 12-year-old quarterhorse in Hardee County. The...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Since the beginning of 2018, Florida health officials began reporting a significant increase in hepatitis A infections and by 2019, a 500 percent increase in cases...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Florida Department of Health reported five additional Vibrio vulnificus cases this week in Brevard, Charlotte, Franklin, Polk and Volusia counties. This brings...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Officials with the United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Veterinary Services Laboratories (NVSL) announced confirmation of SARS-CoV-2 (the virus...