NewsDesk @bactiman63 The Connecticut Department of Public Health (DPH) today announced that four Connecticut residents have tested positive for Powassan virus (POWV) infection. These four cases of POWV...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 The Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) announced Thursday two new human cases of West Nile virus (WNV) in the state this year. Both individuals are male, one in his 50s...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 The Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) today announced the first case of the B.1.351 COVID-19 variant identified in the Commonwealth. Genetic sequencing completed...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In a follow-up on the human Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) situation in Massachusetts, state health officials reported three additional cases in recent days. On...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Health officials in the Town of Maynard in Middlesex Count are reporting on a Powassan virus case in a resident, which has prompted reminders of tick safety. “There...

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) announced Friday the fourth and fifth human cases of West Nile virus (WNV) in the state this year. One resident, in Norfolk County, is in her 40s and...

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) today announced the first human case of West Nile virus (WNV) in the state this year. The patient is a resident of Middlesex County in her 70’s who...

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Health officials announced that a 40-something male resident of Middlesex County is the first human case of West Nile virus (WNV) in Massachusetts this year. He is currently hospitalized for his illness. The...

Mosquito borne disease activity is still alive and well in Massachusetts as state health officials reported a human West Nile virus (WNV) case and an animal case of Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) this...

The New Jersey Department of Health (DOH) has been notified of a person diagnosed as having measles who may have exposed people at The Palace Hotel in Fords, Middlesex County, between September 25 and...