A Barry County resident is suspected of having Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE), the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) and Barry-Eaton District Health Department announced this...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Connecticut state health officials have issued a warning for the public in shoreline areas about the potential dangers of exposure to salt or brackish water along...

The Florida Department of Health in Miami-Dade County (DOH-Miami-Dade) reported Friday on five additional human cases of West Nile virus (WNV) infection of local transmission. This brings total to 54...

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) announced Thursday four additional human cases of West Nile virus (WNV) in the state. This brings the total number of WNV cases to seven. Three of the...

LymeMIND, the data coordination center of the Cohen Lyme & Tickborne Disease Initiative, housed at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, today announced that it will be hosting its fifth annual LymeMIND...

A tick species associated with bats has been reported for the first time in New Jersey and could pose health risks to people, pets and livestock, according to a Rutgers-led study in the Journal of Medical...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In a follow-up report, for the second time this summer, a person has contracted the brain-eating amoeba, Naegleria fowleri. Jacksonville media report that 13-year-old...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment is reporting the second case of human plague in the state this summer. The case, reported to the department...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Dallas County health officials reported the first two West Nile virus related fatalities of the year in Dallas residents. Both individuals were diagnosed with neuroinvasive...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Philadelphia Department of Public Health announced today that they have identified the first case of human West Nile virus in 2020. The Pennsylvania Department...