The Texas Department of State Health Services has issued a Syphilis Alert for Lubbock County. The alert is due to an increase in syphilis cases in Lubbock. During September and October 2017, 30 cases...

Texas Animal Health Commission (TAHC) officials have confirmed Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) in an elk located within the South-Central Texas CWD Zone. The elk was harvested on a high fenced premises with...

In July, Texas and Hidalgo County health officials confirmed the first indigenous case of Zika virus infection. On Thursday, the Cameron County Department of Health and Human Services announced the...

The outbreaks of the parasitic infection, Cyclospora, in the United States and Canada continue to increase in cases while investigations continue to come up empty concerning a source or a vehicle for...

People who consumed raw milk or raw milk products from one Texas dairy should contact their health care provider immediately, warn health investigators from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...

In a follow-up to a Brucella case reported in Texas last month, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a Health Advisory concerning the investigation. The strain has been identified...

With record amounts of rain and unprecedented flooding, Houston and the southeastern part of Texas have their hand full with rescues, shelters and numerous public safety issues. What about the infectious...

Nationally, 347 Cyclospora infections have been reported in individuals without a history of international travel in the United States since May 1, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...

In a follow-up on the “crypto” situation in Lubbock, TX, the City of Lubbock Health Department reports more than 40 cases in the last 30 days compared to 25 cases reported in all of 2016. Cryptosporidiosis...

The following is an update on the cyclosporiasis situations in the United States and Canada: In the US, CDC has been notified of 570 laboratory-confirmed cases of cyclosporiasis in persons who became...