NewsDesk @bactiman63 The Hawaiʻi Department of Health (DOH) is investigating two cases of Legionnaires’ disease in guests who stayed at The Grand Islander by Hilton Grand Vacations located in Waikiki. DOH...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 In early February, Chinese health officials discovered a unusual event–four clinically diagnosed typhoid cases (3 in Beijing, 1 in Chifeng City, Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region). A...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 Hawaii state health officials report investigating a probable case of mumps in South Kona on the Big Island. The individual is unvaccinated with no history of travel or exposure...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 A measles outbreak is ongoing in Congo, with a total of 15 health districts are experiencing outbreaks including eight health districts (Enyelle-Betou, Loandjili, Lumumba, Mvoumvou,...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 According to the Fort Bragg Paraglide Facebook page, there has been a small number of norovirus cases reported in the area (news reports state 2 cases). Since norovirus spreads quickly...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 In a follow-up on the extensively drug-resistant (XDR) Shigella sonnei situation in Europe, the World Health Organization released a report Thursday with the latest information: The...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 The United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) has confirmed the presence of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) in...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 In an update in the leptospirosis outbreak in Fiji, health officials now report 1,394 lab-confirmed cases of leptospirosis this year. In addition, the number of deaths has risen...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 UK health authorities have confirmed an imported case of Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever (CCHF) in England. The woman had recently travelled to Central Asia. The patient was diagnosed...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) is the most common cause of bronchiolitis and lower respiratory tract illness (LRTI) among young children. It is highly contagious and infection...