By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The New Mexico Department of Health (NMDOH) is investigating two suspected cases of wound botulism, one involving a 26-year-old Rio Arriba County woman; the other...

During 2013–2017, the national annual rate of reported primary and secondary (P&S) syphilis cases in the United States increased 72.7%, from 5.5 to 9.5 cases per 100,000 population. The highest rates...

Hepatitis C is a virus (HCV) which can cause serious liver disease. In the early stage of infection, some people will have symptoms of illness including fever, nausea, abdominal pain, or jaundice; however,...

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...

Hospitalizations for infective endocarditis, a heart valve infection often attributed to injection drug use, have increased significantly among young adult Americans–particularly in whites and females–according...

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Between Jan. 1 and May 16, 2015, the state of Maine reported no cases of acute hepatitis B. But things have changed during the same period this year. According to the Maine Centers for Disease Control...