The City of Chicago will move to Phase 2 of COVID-19 vaccine eligibility on April 19, meaning all Chicagoans age 16 or older are eligible to get vaccinated against COVID-19. To date, more than 1 million...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a travel notice for Haiti last week after reports of annual dog vaccination campaigns having been interrupted...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 The Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets (VAAFM) Animal Health section reports a horse in Alburgh tested positive for Equine Herpesvirus 1 (EHV-1), resulting in a...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported a human infection with a novel influenza A virus in a Wisconsin child. The patient, a child < 18 years of age,...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 Health officials in Onondaga County, New York are reporting a sharp rise in syphilis cases during the first three months of 2021. Onondaga County has seen 28 cases of syphilis—as...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a food safety alert regarding a multistate outbreak of Salmonella Hadar infections. 28 people infected with the...

Hostess Brands has become aware that certain Hostess® SnoBalls® were inadvertently manufactured in the packaging for Hostess® Chocolate CupCakes and the packaging does not list ”coconut“, an ingredient...

As of April 12, more than 6.8 million doses of the Johnson & Johnson (Janssen ) vaccine have been administered in the U.S. CDC and FDA are reviewing data involving six reported U.S. cases of a rare...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported that annual cases of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) in the United States continued to climb in 2019, reaching...

The J. M. Smucker Co. announced Friday the limited, voluntary recall of two lots of Meow Mix® Original Choice Dry Cat Food (30LB bag) due to potential Salmonella contamination. To date, there has been...