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,...

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...