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 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...

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...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63  The City of Philadelphia announced Friday that all union-represented City of Philadelphia employees and City contractors must complete their COVID-19 vaccine series by January...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Philadelphia health officials with state health officials and the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia are notifying people who may have been exposed to a positive...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Pennsylvania Department of Health (PADOH) issued a health advisory Monday concerning increases in syphilis in Delaware County, bordering the city of Philadelphia. Officials...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Philadelphia Department of Public Health (PDPH) has recently identified the city’s first symptomatic human West Nile virus (WNV) infection for the 2021 season in...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 The Pennsylvania Department of Health, along with federal health officials report investigating multiple clusters of non-respiratory Burkholderia cepacia complex (Bcc) infections...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 On Friday, the Philadelphia Department of Public Health announced 1,158 additional confirmed cases of COVID-19, bringing the number of confirmed cases to 52,043. Health officials...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 On Friday, the Philadelphia Department of Public Health announced 397 additional confirmed cases of COVID-19 novel coronavirus in Philadelphia. This large number of new confirmed...