By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 Los Angeles County health officials identified four cases of suspected wound botulism associated with heroin injection in February 2021. Two of the cases possibly used the same...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 The Los Angeles County Health Department is reporting an increase in wound botulism cases linked to heroin injection in recent months. Since June 1, 2020, six suspected cases...

Florida is one of some sixteen states that have declared a hepatitis A outbreak in recent years and since Jan. 2018, state health officials have reported some 736 outbreak cases. In December, Florida state...

The Norwegian Institute of Public Health has reported two cases of Clostridium perfringens infection in Oslo. The patients reported injected heroin via syringes. Both of the sick have had serious infections...

In a follow-up on the wound botulism situation linked to heroin use in Los Angeles County, Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (Public Health) has identified three additional suspect cases...

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has agreed to assist the Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) with investigating a large cluster of new HIV infections in the northeast region...

The New Mexico Department of Health (NMDOH) is investigating a confirmed case of wound botulism in a 48-year-old man from Doña Ana County. The patient is an injection drug user and the suspected source...

In a follow-up on the hepatitis A outbreak in San Diego, the case tally has grown to 228, including five fatalities, according to the San Diego County Health and Human Services Agency today. During the...

The New Hampshire Division of Public Health Services (NH DPHS) issued a health alert after learning of four cases of invasive Group A Streptococcal bacteremia, all males, and all active injection heroin...