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...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), along with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and state officials report investigating an outbreak of Listeria monocytogenes infections...

Under the Biden Administration, New Yorkers’ acceptance of the Covid-19 vaccine has increased significantly. In September, 55% of residents reported they would take the vaccine when it became available...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), along with federal and state health agencies, are investigating a multistate outbreak of E. coli O157:H7 infections. As...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 Earlier this week, New York state Senators Chuck Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand announced $16 million in federal funding for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)...