NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Oregon state health officials reported the state’s first cases of Candida auris, a serious fungal infection that is often resistant to multiple antifungal medicines. The...

By: Candess Zona-Mendola of MakeFoodSafe Just yesterday, the Salem Board of Health confirmed two cases of Legionnaires’ disease in the Pequot Highlands apartment complex. The investigation is currently...

A Multnomah County and a Clackamas County resident have been diagnosed with the measles. The two cases stem from an outbreak that began in Marion County, where two people have tested positive for measles....

In a follow-up on the measles situation in the Pacific Northwest, Oregon health officials have reported the second confirmed measles case in the Salem, Marion County area. The case is linked to a traveler...

Health officials in Marion County, OR have confirmed a case of measles in a resident. The case is linked to a traveler who recently visited Marion County. The case is unrelated to the measles outbreak...

Marion County Health Department is investigating an outbreak of mumps.  Since October 3, there have been 12 suspect mumps cases reported. Laboratory tests done within the last two weeks confirmed that...

According to a report originated in the National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, infection with varicella zoster virus (VZV) causes two distinct clinical conditions. Primary VZV infection...