By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews People who receive mRNA COVID-19 vaccines are up to 91 percent less likely to develop the disease than those who are unvaccinated, according to a new nationwide study...

While so much attention has been on the hepatitis A outbreaks in California and Michigan, for good reason, not much attention has been given to the third largest outbreak in the United States—Utah. California,...

For the first time in six years, Salt Lake County health officials are reporting a confirmed measles case in a child that contracted the viral disease traveling abroad. This has prompted health officials...

Salt Lake County health officials announced today the first human case of West Nile virus (WNV) infection in the state for 2016. The individual was diagnosed the the more severe form of the viral infection,...

According to the Utah Department of Health, gonorrhea diagnoses rose 393% between 2011 and 2014. Cases of the sexually transmitted disease increased 717% among women and 296% among men. The age groups...