By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), along with the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and state health officials are investigating a multistate...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 The Utah Department of Health is reporting a rise in cases of COVID-19 resulting in weeks of continued stress on the state’s hospital networks. This increase in cases...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported an additional 143 Salmonella Newport cases linked to red onions today, bringing the multistate outbreak...

The United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Veterinary Services Laboratories (NVSL) Monday announced the first confirmed cases of SARS-CoV-2 (the virus that causes COVID-19 in humans)...

By: Candess Zona-Mendola, MakeFoodSafe As of today, 212 people infected Salmonella Newport have been reported from 23 states. The source of the outbreak still remains a mystery. The CDC confirmed the...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The CDC, public health and regulatory officials in several states, and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) report investigating a multistate outbreak of E....

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Southwest Utah Public Health Department (SWUPHD) is reporting several recent human exposures to rabies-positive bats. These individuals have been treated with...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Officials with the Salt Lake County Health Department Epidemiology and Infectious Disease Bureaus investigated more than 15,000 disease reports in 2018. In a newly...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In a follow-up on reports of infections caused by an antibiotic-resistant form of Pseudomonas aeruginosa bacteria linked to surgeries performed in Tijuana, Mexico,...

According to a Deseret News report yesterday, a migrant boy who had been detained at a U.S. Customs and Border Protection camp came to Utah with typhoid fever last month. The child was hospitalized with...