Measles outbreaks across Europe and Central Asia intensified in the first quarter of 2024, with incidence rates of up to hundreds of times higher than the United States. One of the worst-affected areas...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 The Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH) and Illinois Department of Public Health are investigating an outbreak of Salmonella, a bacteria that is a common cause of foodborne...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) is working with local health departments, the CDC and the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (USDA-FSIS),...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 Here are the five most popular posts on Outbreak News Today for the month of May 2023: 5. Chicago Mpox cases rising, 24 confirmed cases since March The Illinois Department of Public...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 The Illinois Department of Public Health announced that cases of mpox (formerly known as monkeypox) are on the rise in Chicago and suburban Cook County and is urging those at-risk...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 The Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH) reports closely monitoring a recent resurgence of Mpox cases in the city. It is noted that it’s nowhere near the number of cases...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 The Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH) is expanding its existing wastewater surveillance program to begin testing for poliovirus. Wastewater testing began this week to analyze...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 The Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH) today announced two deaths of Chicago residents caused by this year’s Monkeypox virus (MPV) outbreak. Both individuals had multiple...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 The Chicago Department of Public Health reports that in 2020, congenital syphilis cases in newborns increased by 137 percent (from 8 to 19 cases). Going hand-in-hand, the number...

By Jory Lange The McHenry County Department of Health has linked D.C. Cobb’s to an outbreak of gastrointestinal illness.  According to ABC 7 Eyewitness News, “MCDH said it has identified an outbreak...