By NewsDesk @bactiman63 The Equine Disease Communication Center reported Tuesday on a coronavirus case in a Maricopa County, Arizona, The 5-year-old gelding showed symptoms of anorexia, fever and laying...

A pathologist with New Hampshire Diagnostic Veterinary Lab at UNH recently diagnosed the fungal disease Valley fever in a rescue dog from Arizona. It is the first time the lab has diagnosed the ailment...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Arizona Department of Health Services (ADHS) and the Maricopa County Department of Public Health (MCDPH) announced today that a Maricopa County resident has been...

By NewsDesk   @bactiman63 Health authorities in Maricopa County, AZ report experiencing a community-wide outbreak of mumps. “This is the first community-wide mumps outbreak that Maricopa County has...

Arizona reports the most Valley fever, or coccidioidomycosis cases in the US, accounting for between half and two-thirds of all cases annually. This week, Arizona Governor Doug Ducey signed a proclamation...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Maricopa (AZ) County health officials report as of last week, 156 human West Nile virus (WNV) cases to date in 2019. This is the bulk of cases reported in Arizona...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In a follow-up on the human West Nile virus (WNV) situation in Maricopa County, AZ, county health officials say this is the worst WNV season in 10 years. Through...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Maricopa County health officials issued a warning recently over a possible measles exposure in the Phoenix area. A teenage international traveler competing in the...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In this new, hopefully weekly series I’m calling–Outbreak News Across The Globe, I’ll be looking at one big outbreak or infectious disease news story...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In a follow-up on the rise of human West Nile virus cases in Maricopa County, Arizona this year, health officials report an additional 16 cases. This brings the case...