NewsDesk @bactiman63 Riverside University Health System-Public Health is investigating a cluster of Legionnaires’ disease in Palm Springs, Palm Desert and some surrounding communities stretching back...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 Health authorities in Riverside County, CA report what is believed to be the first human case of hantavirus in the county. The individual contracted the rare virus and was briefly...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 Officials with the Riverside County Animal Services are reporting a equine influenza outbreak that to date has killed at least three dozen burros. Most of the deaths are occurring...

In a follow-up on the Virulent Newcastle Disease (vND) situation in California, the USDA has confirmed 117 cases of vND in backyard birds in California since mid-May: 84 in San Bernardino County, 16...

The California Department of Food and Agriculture are reporting more cases of virulent Newcastle disease (VND) in backyard birds in southern California. This brings the total to 43 confirmed cases since...

Health officials in Riverside County, California say they’ve reached a “critical point” with the number of syphilis infections, particularly in the Coachella Valley, where the rate of...

Influenza In a follow-up on a report concerning influenza activity in California, California Department of Public Health (CDPH) State Public Health Officer Dr. Karen Smith reported today that the state...

Two out of 11 rodents collected in late December from the San Timoteo Canyon at the Norton Younglove Preserve near the city of Beaumont have tested positive for hantavirus. The California Department of...

The Coachella Valley Mosquito and Vector Control District reported Friday a sample of mosquitoes from a trap in La Quinta tested positive for Saint Louis encephalitis virus (SLE), making it the first...

In a follow-up to a report two weeks ago concerning possible leprosy cases in two students at Indian Hills Elementary in Jurupa Valley, California, Riverside County Public Health says laboratory testing...