The Philadelphia Department of Public Health is currently tracking an outbreak of measles. Officials stated that “The City” is working to identify everyone who may have been exposed, checking...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 Pennsylvania health officials published a very informative health advisory on Wednesday concerning Rabies Post Exposure Prophylaxis, which is definitely worth sharing. Below is the...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 The Pennsylvania Department of Health (DOH) reported this week that in 2022, 13 cases of Congenital Syphilis (exclusive of Philadelphia), which is the highest number reported in Pennsylvania...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 The Pennsylvania Department of Health (DOH) has identified recent sustained increases in tick bite related emergency department visits in nearly all regions of the state. This trend...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 Since 2017, multiple states including Pennsylvania have experienced large, ongoing hepatitis A outbreaks primarily affecting people who use drugs and/or people experiencing homelessness. Hepatitis...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 The Pennsylvania Department of Health released the following Monday on the congenital syphilis increase reported in the state: Acting Secretary of Health and Pennsylvania Physician...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 The Pennsylvania Department of Health (PADOH) is reporting historic levels of early syphilis and congenital syphilis in 2022. In a health advisory last week, PADOH reports during...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has reported 47 more illnesses in this outbreak since our last report on August 19. The total number of cases of the outbreak...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 In a follow-up on the multistate E. coli O157 outbreak reported on earlier this week, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports 8 more illnesses have been reported...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 The Philadelphia Department of Public Health has identified a Philadelphia resident who is a probable monkeypox case based on preliminary testing at the Pennsylvania Department of...