NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews For the five weeks from the week ending December 11 to the week ending January 8, 2022, New York State health officials reported hospital admissions for or with COVID-19...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews New York Governor Kathy Hochul announced today five confirmed cases of the omicron variant. The cases were reported in Suffolk County on Long Island, two in Queens, one...

A group of scientists affiliated with the University at Albany and New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH) are predicting that the total number of West Nile virus (WNV) cases will increase, and be...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Onondaga County in located in the center of New York state and is the home to the city of Syracuse. County health officials there are reporting a significant increase...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In a follow-up on the canine influenza virus H3N2 (CIV H3N2) outbreak in Los Angeles County, officials report a total of 279 confirmed cases and 120 suspected cases...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 Health officials in Sullivan County, in the southern part of New York State bordering Pennsylvania, are reporting an increase in the tick-borne disease, anaplasmosis. “While Lyme...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The New York State Department of Health (NYDOH) informed the Oswego County Health Department yesterday that the Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE) virus was detected...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews A newly completed study that analyzed serum samples from free-ranging white-tailed deer for antibodies to SARS-CoV-2 by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews New York City health officials announced they are investigating a possible human West Nile virus (WNV) case in an individual from the Bronx. The case was recently...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews On Friday, The Niagara County Department of Health (NCDOH) confirmed a rabid raccoon on County Line Road, Town of Somerset. This is the fourth confirmed rabid raccoon...