A group of scientists affiliated with the University at Albany and New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH) are predicting that the total number of West Nile virus (WNV) cases will increase, and be...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Onondaga County in located in the center of New York state and is the home to the city of Syracuse. County health officials there are reporting a significant increase...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In a follow-up on the canine influenza virus H3N2 (CIV H3N2) outbreak in Los Angeles County, officials report a total of 279 confirmed cases and 120 suspected cases...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 Health officials in Sullivan County, in the southern part of New York State bordering Pennsylvania, are reporting an increase in the tick-borne disease, anaplasmosis. “While Lyme...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The New York State Department of Health (NYDOH) informed the Oswego County Health Department yesterday that the Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE) virus was detected...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews A newly completed study that analyzed serum samples from free-ranging white-tailed deer for antibodies to SARS-CoV-2 by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews New York City health officials announced they are investigating a possible human West Nile virus (WNV) case in an individual from the Bronx. The case was recently...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews On Friday, The Niagara County Department of Health (NCDOH) confirmed a rabid raccoon on County Line Road, Town of Somerset. This is the fourth confirmed rabid raccoon...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 Health officials in Onondaga County, New York are reporting a sharp rise in syphilis cases during the first three months of 2021. Onondaga County has seen 28 cases of syphilis—as...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced today the first case of the South African variant has been identified in a resident of New York State. The sequencing, involving a Nassau...