NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Health officials in Harris County, Texas are reporting the first COVID-19 Omicron-variant associated death in the County. The death reported was of a man between the...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The first known Texas case of the COVID-19 “Omicron” B.1.1.529 variant has been identified in a resident of Harris County. The case, a woman in her 40s from...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 Texas state health officials report investigating a case of rabies in a child who was bitten by a bat. The child is a resident of Medina County and is currently receiving care...

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By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In today’s Outbreak News This Week Livestream, I’ll look at some recent polio news to include a circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus 2 (cVDPV2) case...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Tarrant County Public Health and the City of Arlington were notified on September 5 that a child was hospitalized at Cook Children’s Medical Center with primary...

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...

By NewsDesk @bactiman63 The number of animal anthrax cases has risen to nine in the state of Texas, according to animal health officials. In a span of about two weeks, the Texas Animal Health Commission...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Dallas County health officials reported the eleventh human West Nile virus (WNV) case of 2021 in a Dallas resident. The patient was diagnosed with West Nile Neuroinvasive...

By NewsDesk @bactiman63 Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) has been discovered in a deer breeding facility in Duval County, marking the first positive detection of the disease in the county, according to the...

By NewsDesk @bactiman63 Texas state animal health officials received confirmation of anthrax in a horse on an Armstrong County premises on August 20, 2021. This is the third confirmed case of anthrax...