NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Hawai‘i Department of Health’s (DOH) State Laboratories Division (SLD) confirms the SARS-CoV-2 variant B.1.1.529, also known as the Omicron variant, has been...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 Researchers at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) have demonstrated the efficacy of multiple shelf-stable vaccine candidates targeting...

By NewsDesk @bactiman63 The Hawaii Department of Health reported 1678 new COVID-19 cases Sunday, a record high one-day case count. The new cases were reported from Oahu (1,239), Big Island (214), Maui...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Hawai`i agriculture officials report a cow in a herd on Moloka`i has been infected with bovine tuberculosis, Mycobacterium bovis, (bTB). The infected cow originated...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 A live skunk was found and captured this morning at a maritime container yard at Pier 1 in Kahului, Maui. The skunk was spotted roaming around in the container yard early in...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 The Hawaii Department of Health is reporting the rate of syphilis cases in women and newborns in the state has been increasing annually over the past four years. “While we...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports a human infection with an influenza A(H3N2) variant (A(H3N2)v) virus in Hawaii this week. The patient...

The Hawai‘i Department of Health (DOH) was notified Friday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) that an adult male who traveled to Maui from Jan. 28 to Feb. 3 and to Oahu from Feb....

The Hawai‘i Department of Health (DOH) has confirmed a case of angiostrongyliasis, or rat lungworm disease, in an adult on the island of Kaua‘i. With the additional case, this brings the statewide...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Hawaii state health officials received notification from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) of a laboratory-confirmed case of angiostrongyliasis,...