NewsDesk @bactiman63 The Florida Department of Health in Orange County (DOH-Orange) advises residents of an increase in mosquito-borne disease activity in areas of Orange County. Several sentinel chickens...

Meningococcal disease rates have been declining in Florida with more than 150 cases reported annually 25 years ago to 27 cases reported in 2021, as vaccination rates have increased. Rates of disease have...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 In a follow-up on the report of a poliovirus case in Rockland County last month, state health officials have reported the virus being detected in wastewater samples from at leas t...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 In a follow-up on the outbreak of meningococcal disease in Florida this year, The Florida Department of Health reports since December 2021, Department epidemiologists have investigated...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Florida Department of Health reported Friday an additional Vibrio vulnificus case and death in Orange County, bringing the state total to 19 cases and seven deaths...

Testing a representative sample of Orange County residents for a wide range of coronavirus antibodies, University of California, Irvine researchers found that 11.5 percent of them have antibodies for COVID-19,...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Officials with the Orange County (CA) Health Care Agency’s (HCA) Communicable Disease Control Division received confirmation from the Centers for Disease Control...

Health officials in Orange County, FL have issued a rabies alert after a feral cat tested positive in the area. The Florida Department of Health in Orange County issued a 60-day rabies alert for a two...

An Australian man died in December from a serious Salmonella infection, some say was contracted by eating a gecko on a dare at a Christmas Party. This is not the first time someone either got very sick...

By NewsDesk   @bactiman63 The Florida Department of Health reported an additional 92 hepatitis A cases the week ending May 25, bringing the outbreak total for 2019 to 1312 cases. So far in 2019, counties...