By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews New York City health officials are reporting a case of a baby with neonatal herpes following direct orogenital suction (DOS) during ritual Jewish circumcision. This...

By NewsDesk   @infectiousdiseasenews New York City New York City health officials reported an additional 14 measles cases in the Brooklyn/Queens area outbreak during the past week. This bringing the...

New York City health officials reported 23 additional measles cases this past week, bringing the outbreak to to 588 since September. New confirmed cases were reported in Borough Park (11), Williamsburg...

By NewsDEsk  @bactiman63 New York City health officials are advising providers to test for Legionella in adults with pneumonia, particularly patients who are > 50 years or have lung disease, immune-suppression,...

Tragic and Preventable! Congenital syphilis, or syphilis in a fetus or infant at birth, is a horrible disease resulting in devastating health outcomes, including stillbirth. Live-born infants with congenital...

By Robert Herriman  @bactiman63 Today, both the New York City Department of Health and the NY State Department of Health released updated measles numbers, just following the Centers for Disease Control...

With 32 additional confirmed measles cases reported in the Brooklyn/Queens area of New York City, including the first cases reported this year in Jamaica and Flatbush, NYC health officials put the outbreak...

In a follow-up on the measles outbreak affecting several neighborhoods in Brooklyn and Queens, New York City health officials report an additional 33 confirmed cases during the past week. This brings...

Earlier this week we reported an update on the measles outbreak in the Brooklyn/Queens area of New York City. Since Oct. 2018, 390 confirmed cases have been reported as of Apr. 23. More details on the...

New York City health officials reported an additional 44 measles cases in the past week, bringing the outbreak total to 329 in Brooklyn and Queens since October. To date, 62 cases have been reported in...