NewsDesk @bactiman63 The Connecticut Department of Public Health (DPH) today announced that four Connecticut residents have tested positive for Powassan virus (POWV) infection. These four cases of POWV...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 Connecticut state health officials reported this week that a resident has tested positive for Powassan virus infection (POWV). This is the second case of POWV associated illness identified...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 The Connecticut Department of Public Health today announced that a Connecticut resident has tested positive for Powassan virus infection. This is the first case of POWV associated...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In the past couple weeks, a number of tickborne disease reports came out of the Northeastern United States, and I’m not including Lyme disease. Four Powassan...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Health officials with the Onondaga County Health Department in Central New York are reporting the emergence of the tick-borne disease, anaplasmosis. Onondaga County...

Researchers have confirmed that Heartland virus, an emerging pathogen with potentially dire consequences for those infected, is present in Lone Star ticks in two Illinois counties hundreds of miles apart....

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In a follow-up on the report of a Heartland virus case reported in a Kankakee County, Illinois resident last year,  the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH)...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Health officials in Grayson County, Kentucky are reporting a recent increase in cases of the tickborne disease, Rocky Mountain spotted fever (RMSF). They report...

Officials with the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene issued a tickborne disease advisory last week for city clinicians to be on the alert for patients with tickborne diseases. Recent...