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 Onondaga County health officials are reporting two mosquito pools in the Syracuse area have tested positive for the presence of Jamestown Canyon Virus (JCV). Health...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In the past couple weeks, a number of tickborne disease reports came out of the Northeastern United States, and I’m not including Lyme disease. Four Powassan...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Health officials with the Onondaga County Health Department in Central New York are reporting the emergence of the tick-borne disease, anaplasmosis. Onondaga County...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 Health officials in Onondaga County, New York are reporting a sharp rise in syphilis cases during the first three months of 2021. Onondaga County has seen 28 cases of syphilis—as...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Onondaga County health officials are reporting that a fox in Onondaga County has tested positive for rabies. Three residents were exposed to rabies as a result of...

In a follow-up on the news of a Syracuse University student who contracted bacterial meningitis,  the Onondaga County Health Department confirmed the isolated case of serogroup B meningococcal meningitis. The...

Onondaga County Health Commissioner Dr. Indu Gupta stated today that the first cases of human West Nile virus infection for 2018 were reported in two adults residing in Onondaga County. After being hospitalized...

The Onondaga County Health Department had previously not recommended a third measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) booster vaccination for the Syracuse University (SU) community, but things have changed. Health...

The mumps outbreak affecting Syracuse University (SU) students has grown to at least 13 cases, according to the Onondaga County Health Department. The outbreak began the last week of August. According...