By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) is issuing a Federal Order suspending the interstate movement of...

The US Virgin Islands (USVI) Department of Health is reporting a confirmed case of leptospirosis in the territory on St. Thomas, according to Health Commissioner Dr. Michelle S. Davis Friday. Dr. Davis...

The members of IDSA and HIVMA are deeply concerned that Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands will face worsening public health crises in the wake of Hurricanes Maria and Irma. We appreciate that the...

There has been a cumulative 80 laboratory confirmed dengue fever cases reported in the United States and five US territories as of June 19, according to recently published provisional ArboNet data. Of...

The US Virgin Islands (USVI) Department of Health issued a norovirus health alert Wednesday for St. Croix after five individuals tested positive for the gastrointestinal virus. Health officials initially...

In a follow-up to a report of a suspected outbreak of epidemic keratoconjunctivitis (EKC) in St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands (USVI), health officials confirmed the outbreak yesterday. About three weeks...

Health officials in the US Virgin Islands (UVI) are investigating an outbreak of epidemic keratoconjunctivitis (EKC) diagnosed at an ophthalmology practice in St. Thomas. Thirty probable cases have been...

  The number of locally acquired Zika virus cases reported in the US Virgin Islands increased by 62 in the past week, bringing the total to 524. According to health officials, while the number of...

With the addition of 1145 new confirmed locally acquired Zika virus cases during the past week, health officials in Puerto Rico now put the island’s tally at 5582 cases since the arrival of the...

The U.S. Virgin Islands Department of Health reports three (3) new cases of Zika in the territory. According to the weekly surveillance report, there are 29 confirmed positive cases in the territory, 12...