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The pertussis, or whooping cough situation in 2015 can be summed up with one stat–there has been more pertussis cases in Clark County this year to date (268) than the number seen statewide during...

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To date, there are well over 300 human West Nile virus (WNV) cases in the US and California and Arizona lead the pack in the number of cases. California, which has reported the most WNV cases in the country...

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Quincy, Illinois veteran’s home update HERE San Quentin update HERE While the Legionnaires’ disease outbreak in the South Bronx has been declared over by New York City officials a week ago,...

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A very important petition was started today on the website, Change.org, by families of victims of Primary Amoebic Meningoencephalitis (PAM), calling on federal and state public health leaders to add PAM...

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Family Practice and Samaritan’s Purse physician, Dr. Kent Brantly, addressed his alma mater this week during the annual Opening Assembly in Moody Coliseum at Abilene Christian University (ACU). Brantly...

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Cincinnati health officials are reporting a surge in Shigellosis cases this summer prompting the Cincinnati Health Department (CHD) to encourage childcare workers and caregivers to practice frequent handwashing...

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The Indiana State Department of Health is investigating additional cases of HIV in southeastern Indiana. The cases were identified through testing performed through community outreach in response to an...

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While there is no national surveillance of blastomycosis in the US, Wisconsin is one of several states in which the fungal infection is reportable. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)...

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported today one human infection with a novel influenza A virus from the state of Iowa. The person was infected with an influenza A (H1N1) variant...

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The Salmonella I 4,[5],12:i:- outbreak in Washington State, which has been linked to pork produced by Kapowsin Meats, has grown by 18 cases, bringing the total case count to 152, according to the Centers...