NewsDesk @bactiman63 Nebraska state health officials the first human case of West Nile virus (WNV) for the 2023 season in the Three Rivers Public Health District. West Nile virus is the most preventable...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports a multistate outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium infections. Fifteen people infected with the outbreak strain of Salmonella have...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 The Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), in collaboration with the Nebraska Department of Agriculture, Douglas County Health Department, Sarpy/Cass Health Department,...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium has closed the Simmons Aviary, Lied Jungle, and the Desert Dome due to the death of a Pink backed pelican from Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 Nebraska state health officials report a resident is suspected to have died from infection with Naegleria fowleri, commonly referred to as a brain-eating amoeba. The resident most...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 The Two Rivers Public Health District in south-central Nebraska is reporting an increase of both norovirus and rotavirus cases in the district. Norovirus is a very contagious virus...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) was notified by the Northeast Nebraska Public Health Department of two cases of Lyme disease locally acquired...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Nebraska state health officials reported six cases of the Omicron variant of SARS-CoV-2 among Nebraska residents. The first case was likely exposed during international...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 In Lincoln, Nebraska, officials with the Lincoln Children’s Zoo published the following on their Facebook page Friday: It is with deep sadness that we inform our community...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), along with the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and state health officials are investigating a multistate...