NewsDesk @bactiman63 The City of Milwaukee Health Department has reported the first monkeypox case in the city. The patient is currently isolating and following all recommended guidance, and notified...

CDC: Delta as contagious as chickenpox The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) say the Delta variant (B1617.2) is as contagious as chickenpox in an internal document leaked to the Washington...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Wisconsin state health officials report cases of adult and congenital syphilis are on the rise in the state. In Milwaukee, the numbers are dramatic– The number...

W. Ian Lipkin, MD, director of the Center for Infection and Immunity (CII) at Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health, is developing the health protocols for the August 17-20 Democratic National...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Case counts The City of Milwaukee has reported 1,279 confirmed cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19) and 58 deaths, as of Saturday. Statewide, Wisconsin has reported 3341...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) have reported 281 coronavirus disease 2019, or COVID-19 cases through Saturday. Milwaukee (126), Dane (49), Waukesha...

By Jory Lange The Milwaukee Journal Sentinal reports, “Outpost Natural Foods’ main kitchen in Bay View remains closed as it searches for the source of Salmonella contamination that has sickened...

Milwaukee health officials are reporting the appearance of the first probable human case of West Nile virus (WNV) this year, prompting a push to remind the public to protect themselves against mosquito...

Since March, Wisconsin health authorities has seen 54 cases (40 confirmed and 14 probable) of severe bleeding following the use of synthetic cannabinoids, often called “fake weed,” “K2,” and...

Earlier this month, we reported on a West Bend, WI who lost both hands and his lower legs due to sepsis from an infection with the bacterium, Capnocytophaga canimorsus, presumably from a lick from his...