By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews According to West Nile virus (WNV) data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Tuesday, Arizona has reported 97 total (77 neuroinvasive and 20 non-neuroinvasive)...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Health officials in Maricopa County in south-central Arizona are reporting a significant increase in West Nile virus (WNV) cases so far in 2021. Maricopa County is the...

By NewsDesk @bactiman63 The Arizona Department of Health Services report hitting a new milestone in the war on COVID-19 Saturday: more than 4 million men, women and children over 12 have now received...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews On today’s show, I look at some of the most interested stories in infectious diseases during the past week. The Naegleria fowleri case in northern California,...

Here we’ll take a look at some other news going on across the globe: Notes from the Field: Delays in Identification and Treatment of a Case of Septicemic Plague — Navajo County, Arizona, 2020 On...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Arizona state health officials announced Wednesday that multiple Arizona marijuana establishments and dispensaries are initiating a voluntary recall of specific marijuana...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 In a new study published this week in the journal, Open Forum Infectious Diseases, researchers from the University of Arizona and others estimated the lifetime cost-of-illness...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Navajo County Public Health Services District has confirmed a case of human plague in the county, according to a release Friday. An investigation is ongoing and...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Arizona health officials reported 3,858 additional COVID-19 cases Sunday, a single-day high, bringing the state total to 73,908. This was the seventh time in the last...

By NewsDesk   @bactiman63 Health officials in Coconino County, AZ are reporting that fleas collected in the Baderville area, northwest of Flagstaff, have tested positive for plague (Yersinia pestis). Collecting...