NewsDesk @bactiman63 Officials with Toronto Public Health (TPH) are advising residents to avoid physical contact with raccoons and all other wild animals due to a significant increase in the number of...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In a follow-up on rabies surveillance in Florida, the Florida Department of Health, Bureau of Epidemiology reported an additional six animal rabies cases in September. This...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Florida Department of Health, Bureau of Epidemiology has reported 53 confirmed animal rabies cases since the beginning of the year through August 31. Of the 53...

In this latest livestream, I look at Baylisascaris procyonis, or the raccoon roundworm. Trichinosis cases reported in Córdoba, Argentina; Linked to salami and chorizo Michigan reports EEE in Livingston...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 New York City health officials report thirty rabies positive animals across the five boroughs to date in 2020: 8 raccoons, 1 skunk, and 1 cat from Bronx, 12 raccoons, 1 cat,...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Lake County, FL health officials are reminding the public to avoid contact with wild and stray animals to protect themselves from the risk of rabies exposure after...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Florida Department of Health in Escambia County (FDOH-Escambia) urges residents and visitors to protect themselves from the risk of rabies exposure by avoiding...

Rabies is an acute viral infection that is transmitted to humans or other mammals usually through the saliva from a bite of an infected animal. It is also rarely contracted through breaks in the skin or...

Last month, a human rabies case and fatality was reported in Highlands County, the first human case of rabies acquired in Florida since 1948. Today, the Florida Department of Health reported that from...

The raccoon that topples your trashcan and pillages your garden may leave more than just a mess. More likely than not, it also contaminates your yard with parasites — most notably, raccoon roundworms...