Hawaii mumps tally tops 50

The Hawaii State Department of Health (DOH) today confirmed four (4) additional cases of Oahu residents with mumps bringing the total number of cases in 2017 to 51. The recently confirmed cases include children and adults. Two of the cases are linked to other cases on Oahu. None of the cases required hospitalization. The department […] The post Hawaii mumps tally tops 50 appeared first on Outbreak News Today. US…

May 23, 2017
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New Jersey measles: Travel-related case in Bergen County

Measles has been confirmed in a 16-year-old who traveled to the United States on vacation, according to New Jersey health officials. The person may have exposed others in New Jersey while visiting between May 12 and 15 while infectious. People who came in contact with this person could develop symptoms as late as June 5. Who is […] The post New Jersey measles: Travel-related case in Bergen County appeared first on Outbreak…

May 21, 2017
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Mumps: 5 cases reported in Syracuse

The Onondaga County Health Department received reports of five cases of mumps in Onondaga County over the past few days. Four cases were reported in Syracuse University students, while the fifth case is reported in a local high school student. All cases are still under investigation, and parents and students of these two institutions will […] The post Mumps: 5 cases reported in Syracuse appeared first on Outbreak News Today….

May 19, 2017
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California: Botulism, norovirus outbreaks

A follow-up on the botulism and norovirus outbreaks in California Botulism outbreak in Sacramento County The California Department of Public Health, in collaboration with Sacramento County Public Health (SCPH) and neighboring county public health departments, is continuing to investigate an outbreak of foodborne botulism. This outbreak is associated with prepared food, particularly nacho cheese sauce, […] The post California: Botulism, norovirus outbreaks appeared first on Outbreak News Today. US News…

May 18, 2017
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Norovirus: Yolo County reports over 950 cases in 32 schools

In a follow-up on the gastrointestinal illness (GI) outbreak in Yolo County, California schools, The Yolo County Health & Human Services Agency now reports over 952 students, teachers and staff are sick with stomach cramps, vomiting and/or diarrhea in schools throughout the county. The number of sick people is increasing every day at a very alarming rate. […] The post Norovirus: Yolo County reports over 950 cases in 32 schools appeared first…

May 15, 2017
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Rat lungworm: Additional case reported on Big Island

In an update on the rat lungworm cluster in Hawaii, an additional case was reported on Hawaii Island, bringing the cluster total to 15 this year, according to a HawaiiNewsNow report. This brings the tally in the state to nine Big Island residents, four in Maui residents and two visitors from San Francisco who stayed in […] The post Rat lungworm: Additional case reported on Big Island appeared first on Outbreak…

May 14, 2017
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