NewsDesk @bactiman63 A case report last week in the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention journal, Emerging Infectious Diseases (EID), suggests leprosy, or Hansen’s disease is becoming endemic...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 In a follow-up on the autochthonous dengue fever cases in Florida,  state health officials reported five additional locally acquired dengue cases in three counties–Broward,...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) has been notified by the National Veterinary Services Laboratory of confirmed cases of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Florida Department of Health reported five additional Vibrio vulnificus cases this week in Brevard, Charlotte, Franklin, Polk and Volusia counties. This brings...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Since the beginning of the year, Florida has seen 2,034 hepatitis A cases, nearly double the total cases from 2014-2018 (1175). While the Department of Health issued...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Florida Department of Health reported an addition 53 hepatitis A cases last week, bringing the total number of outbreak cases in 2019 to 2,034. Pasco, Pinellas...

Since the beginning of 2018, Florida state health officials have reported 2014 hepatitis A outbreak cases, including 1466 in 2019 alone. 21 fatalities have been seen as of May 31. Since the beginning...

The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (FDACS) has reported a number of equine diseases in several counties across the state recently. Several cases of Strangles have been confirmed. One...

After reporting 29 and 18 leprosy cases, in 2015 and 2016, respectively, Florida health officials reported 16 confirmed leprosy, or Hansen’s disease cases in 2017. Eight counties reported cases...

A St. Lucie County resident with no travel history has become the states and the country’s ninth locally acquired chikungunya case, according to the Florida Department of Health. In 2014, a total...