By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews New research from the University of Florida explains how a family of bacteria called Yersinia infects the body so successfully. Yersinia bacteria, a family that includes...

  By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) is now reporting laboratory confirmed reports of plague in animals and fleas from six counties–...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews According to a report in the Durango Herald today, local health officials say a sample of fleas collected in south central La Plata County has tested positive for...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Since the beginning of the year, Ituri province in northeastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has reported a total of 117 suspected cases of bubonic and pulmonary...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Health officials with the San Juan Basin Public Health (SJBPH) are reminding the public that the risk of contracting certain animal-borne diseases increases during...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In a follow-up on the report of a possible human plague case in Colorado, state health authorities say plague was confirmed in a 10-year-old girl from La Plata County. The...

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By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Colorado state and local health officials report investigating a potential human plague death in the state. The victim is a resident of La Plata County. In this news...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews A cat living near North Foothills Highway and Plateau Road in Boulder County was examined by a veterinarian on June 2 and tested positive for plague. The cat’s...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In a follow-up to a report on a plague outbreak in Ituri province in northeast Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) last week, officials say they are investigating...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In a follow-up on the plague bacteria being confirmed in multiple squirrels in the Patty Jewett and Divine Redeemer neighborhoods in the Colorado Springs recently,...