Federal and state health officials report investigating a multistate outbreak of Salmonella Agbeni infections. To date, five illnesses were reported from three states: Maryland, Ohio, and Wisconsin. None...

For the first time in 37 years, Wisconsin health officials have reported a confirmed human St. Louis Encephalitis (SLE) case. The patient is a resident of Dane County. The last case in Wisconsin was reported...

The Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) confirms that a Wisconsin dairy herd in Dane County has tested positive for bovine tuberculosis (TB). Meat inspectors identified...

Arthropodborne viruses (arboviruses) are transmitted to humans primarily through the bites of infected mosquitoes or ticks. In the United States, West Nile virus (WNV) is the leading cause of arboviral...

Milwaukee health officials are reporting the appearance of the first probable human case of West Nile virus (WNV) this year, prompting a push to remind the public to protect themselves against mosquito...

Since March, Wisconsin health authorities has seen 54 cases (40 confirmed and 14 probable) of severe bleeding following the use of synthetic cannabinoids, often called “fake weed,” “K2,” and...

Wisconsin state health officials have reported the first human West Nile virus (WNV) of the year in a Dane County resident. The majority of WNV human cases in the state occur during the months of August...

Earlier this month, we reported on a West Bend, WI who lost both hands and his lower legs due to sepsis from an infection with the bacterium, Capnocytophaga canimorsus, presumably from a lick from his...

A West Bend, Wisconsin man had all his limbs amputated after contracting a serious bacterial infection from likely a mere dog lick. According to their GoFundMe page, the family of 48-year-old Greg Manteufel...

On Tuesday, Wisconsin state health officials and the La Crosse County Health Department announced the first documented death from Rocky Mountain spotted fever (RMSF) in the state. “We are saddened...