NewsDesk @bactiman63 The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Veterinary Services Laboratories has confirmed that three adult harbor seals in Puget Sound have tested positive for the Highly Pathogenic...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 King County, Washington health officials report investigating a hantavirus case in a teenage King County resident. This person was hospitalized in early August and is now recovering....

NewsDesk @bactiman63 Federal health officials report investigating an outbreak of hepatitis A linked to frozen organic strawberries imported from certain farms located in Baja California, Mexico, by a...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 California food company, Wawona Frozen Foods has voluntarily recalled year-old packages of its Organic DayBreak Blend distributed to Costco Wholesale stores in Arizona, California,...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 The CDC, along with state and federal partners, is investigating reports of 18 Salmonella infections in 6 states–Washington (6), Oregon (4), Idaho (4), Utah (2), California...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 Public Health – Seattle & King County is investigating a confirmed measles case in a King County child. The individual was at Aki Kurose Middle School, Pike Place Market, World...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 In a recent dispatch in the CDC’s publication, Emerging Infectious Diseases, researchers from the Washington State Department of Health, the CDC and others describe a case of Baylisascaris...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 In a follow-up on the outbreak of Shigellosis associated with Tamarind Tree Restaurant in Seattle, Public Health – Seattle & King County now reports 32 people reported becoming...

A genomic study of a sustained, multidrug-resistant Shigellosis outbreak in Seattle enabled scientists to retrace its origin and spread. Additional analysis of the gut pathogen and its transmission patterns...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) confirmed that a bobcat from northeast Washington tested positive for the highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) virus H5N1...