NewsDesk @bactiman63 The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) is reporting a confirmed case of the tick-borne Powassan virus disease (Powassan) detected in a Rhode Island resident who later died...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 Rhode Island state health officials announced Friday the first human case of West Nile Virus in 2022. West Nile Virus is spread to humans by the bite of an infected mosquito. The...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) is reporting a confirmed case of Jamestown Canyon Virus (JCV) in a Rhode Island resident. The person who tested positive was a resident...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) reported today the first human Jamestown Canyon Virus (JCV) case in the state since 2013. The person who tested positive...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) is announcing the state’s first human case of West Nile Virus (WNV) in 2021. West Nile Virus is spread to humans...

By: Candess Zona Mendola of MakeFoodSafe The Rhode Island Department of Health announced an outbreak of illnesses linked to Potters Pond in the wake of an investigation into the shellfish harvested in...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) is reporting an increase in the number of reported cases of Legionnaires’ disease (LD). According to officials,...

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 The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) is reporting a confirmed case of the tick-borne Powassan virus disease (Powassan) detected in a Rhode Island resident....

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Rhode Island health and environment officials are urging residents to safely enjoy the outdoors and to take additional precautions to avoid direct contact with ticks...