NewsDesk @bactiman63 The City of St. Louis reports over the last five years, the St. Louis region has seen a sharp increase in cases of syphilis and specifically congenital syphilis, which can have devastating...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Missouri Department of Health & Senior Services (DHSS) announced today the state’s first case of the SARS-CoV-2 variant named Omicron (B.1.1.529). “Although...

By: Candess Zona-Mendola of MakeFoodSafe Saint Louis University’s The University News reported this week that as many as 14 students are sick with apparent food poisoning symptoms after eating at the...

By: Candess Zona-Mendola of MakeFoodSafe Five cases of Shiga toxin-producing E. coli (STEC) involving visitors to Grant’s Farm have been reported by the Missouri Department of Health and Senior...

The dengue fever outbreak that began on the island of Reunion last year this time continues to grow into 2019, according to health officials in France (computer translated). During the most recent reportable...

Starting at the end of May to the present, there have been 22 cases of cyclosporiasis confirmed in Saint Louis County, with the majority of cases originating in West/Southwest County (Ballwin/Chesterfield/Fenton),...

The Saint Louis County Department of Public Health is emphasizing the importance of sexually transmitted infection (STI) prevention and testing as reports of syphilis rise in the county. “Safer sex...

The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS) reported last week on a possible case of the tickborne viral disease caused by Bourbon virus in an adult resident of St. Louis County. The...

The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS) is working with the St. Louis County Department of Public Health to notify individuals who may have been exposed to measles on March 13 or March...

Scientists potentially have found a way to disrupt Zika and similar viruses from spreading in the body. A team at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis has identified a single gene pathway...