NewsDesk @bactiman63 In a follow-up on the report of a poliovirus case in Rockland County last month, state health officials have reported the virus being detected in wastewater samples from at leas t...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 The New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH) and the Rockland County Department of Health today alerted the public to a case of polio in a Rockland County resident. State and...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 The New York City Health Department released the following on Friday: The NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene’s Public Health Lab has tested specimens from two patients...

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 The New York State Department of Health today announced the emergence of two Omicron subvariants in New York State, BA.2.12 and BA.2.12.1. Both variants are sub-lineages of BA.2,...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 The United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) has confirmed the presence of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) in...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews For the five weeks from the week ending December 11 to the week ending January 8, 2022, New York State health officials reported hospital admissions for or with COVID-19...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews New York Governor Kathy Hochul announced today five confirmed cases of the omicron variant. The cases were reported in Suffolk County on Long Island, two in Queens, one...

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...