NewsDesk @bactiman63 A case report last week in the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention journal, Emerging Infectious Diseases (EID), suggests leprosy, or Hansen’s disease is becoming endemic...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) has been notified by the National Veterinary Services Laboratory of confirmed cases of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Florida Department of Health reported five additional Vibrio vulnificus cases this week in Brevard, Charlotte, Franklin, Polk and Volusia counties. This brings...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Since the beginning of the year, Florida has seen 2,034 hepatitis A cases, nearly double the total cases from 2014-2018 (1175). While the Department of Health issued...

After reporting more than two dozens leprosy, or Hansen’s disease cases in 2015, the state has seen a decrease in cases in the subsequent three years. In 2016, 18 cases were reported and in 2017,...

Transylvania Public Health has received more than 70 cases of nausea, vomiting and diarrhea reported by medical providers, as well as phone calls reporting similar symptoms in more than 200 people since...

After reporting 29 and 18 leprosy cases, in 2015 and 2016, respectively, Florida health officials reported 16 confirmed leprosy, or Hansen’s disease cases in 2017. Eight counties reported cases...

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Florida health officials reported on four additional travel-associated Zika virus infections today, three from Alachua County and one in Brevard County. This brings the state total to 66. Of the cases...