NewsDesk @bactiman63 The Washoe County Health District (WCHD) is reporting a confirmed Hantavirus case in a Washoe County resident. The person is a male in his 60s who has been hospitalized after being...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 The Washoe County Health District (WCHD) is urging the public to be vigilant against COVID-19 as a new variant originated in South Africa has been confirmed by the Nevada State...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In a follow-up to a recent report, the Washoe County Health District is reporting a second hantavirus case in recent days. The second Washoe County resident has died...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Hunterdon County, NJ Health officials in Hunterdon County, New Jersey have reported a rabies-positive groundhog who acted aggressively toward farm animals on Raritan...

Washoe County health officials report a confirmed case of measles. The individual is a student at the University of Nevada, Reno (UNR) and does not pose an ongoing risk to the public; however, the individual...

About one month ago, Washoe County (NV) health officials reported the first human hantavirus case since 2006 in a patient from south Reno. Last week, health officials recorded the second case of hantavirus...

Washoe County (NV) health officials are reporting the first human hantavirus case since 2006. The patient is a resident of south Reno. “Hantavirus is transmitted by rodents, most likely the common deer...

Back in 2010, researchers from the United Kingdom were talking about an enzyme known as NDM-1 (New Delhi metallo-β-lactamase 1), that has found its way from the Indian subcontinent and could potentially...

The norovirus outbreak that has affected Washoe County schools and daycare facilities for the past several weeks has grown to some 1,145 cases, according to local media sources citing the Washoe County...

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says norovirus is the most common cause of acute gastroenteritis in the U.S.  Each year, norovirus causes 19 to 21 million cases of acute gastroenteritis...