NewsDesk @bactiman63 The Connecticut Department of Public Health announced Friday that a Connecticut resident has tested positive for West Nile virus (WNV) infection. This is the first case of WNV-associated...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 Connecticut state health officials announced the first case of monkeypox in a Connecticut resident.  The patient is a male between the ages of 40 and 49 and is a resident of New...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Connecticut state health officials have issued a warning for the public in shoreline areas about the potential dangers of exposure to salt or brackish water along...

Vermont health officials are reporting two coyotes in two different towns have tested positive for rabies since the beginning of the month, prompting officials to advise the public to take precautions. The...

The Connecticut Department of Public Health confirmed the state’s third measles case of the year on Friday. The patient from New Haven County contracted the viral disease during the last week of...

For the second time in a week, Connecticut state health officials report a confirmed measles case in New Haven County. The first confirmed case was reported on Jan. 28.  Both cases were hospitalized...

Prior to 2018, the most human West Nile virus (WNV) cases Connecticut health officials reported in a year was 21 in 2012. However, the Connecticut Department of Public Health (DPH) has reported 22 cases...

In a follow-up to a report last week, The Connecticut Department of Public Health (DPH) today announced the third confirmed measles case this year in the state in a Hartford County adult. The infected...

The Connecticut Department of Public Health (DPH) said it has confirmed two cases of measles in New Haven County.  The two infected individuals are children under 12 months of age who reside in the same...

Through Sept. 5, 37 state have reported human West Nile virus (WNV) cases in 2017. Now we can add two more as two northeastern states report their first cases of the year. The Connecticut Department...