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Vesicular Stomatitis (VS) has been detected in two head of cattle in South Texas, 5.7 miles southwest of Mathis (Jim Wells County). The cattle were tested after the owner observed blistering and swelling...

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Two recent cases of hantavirus pulmonary syndrome were confirmed in residents of the Texas Panhandle and South Plains, bringing the year’s total to three. Texas had one case in 2013. No cases were reported...

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Laboratory tests have confirmed a diagnosis of variant CJD (a fatal brain disorder) in a patient who recently died in Texas. The confirmation was made when laboratory results from an autopsy of the patient’s...

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A recent diagnosis of hantavirus pulmonary syndrome (HPS) in a local resident has prompted the City’s departments of Public Health and Environmental Health to remind area residents to take precautions...

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A 19-year-old man, a college student, has been confirmed positive for the mosquito borne virus, West Nile virus (WNV), according to a report in the Times Record News today and retweeted by the Wichita...