NewsDesk @bactiman63 7 locally transmitted malaria cases have been reported in the US (Texas and Florida), a first in quite a few years. The species of malaria has been identified as Plasmodium vivax,...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 The Florida Department of Health reported two additional locally acquired malaria cases in the past week, bringing the state total to six. All six cases were reported from Sarasota...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 Here are the five most popular posts on Outbreak News Today for the month of June 2023: 5.  Indonesia: 11 deaths due to rabies reported through April 2023 The Indonesian Ministry...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 In a follow-up on the malaria situation in Sarasota County, Florida, the Florida Department of Health is issuing a statewide mosquito-borne illness advisory following four confirmed...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 The Florida Department of Health in Sarasota County and Manatee County (DOH-Sarasota and DOH-Manatee) is responding to one confirmed case of malaria among an individual who spent...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 In a follow-up to the multistate Listeria outbreak linked to ice cream, Big Olaf Creamery of Sarasota, Florida announced they are recalling all flavors and all lots of Big Olaf brand...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 In a follow-up on the multistate outbreak of Listeria in people who live in or traveled to Florida, an investigation by The Florida Department of Health, CDC, public health and regulatory...

Florida state health officials have reported an increase in measles cases in the state in 2018 compared to 2017, according to available data. The Florida Department of Health saw 14 total measles cases...

A 71-year-old Sarasota man with underlying health conditions died recently after consuming raw oysters in a local restaurant. The oysters were contaminated with the serious bacterium, Vibrio vulnificus. He...

Florida health officials reported Friday on the fifth fatality due to the bacterium, Vibrio vulnificus, in a resident of Sarasota County. It is not reported on how the individual contracted the infection. Other...