United states: The most recent flu pandemic—2009’s H1N1 “swine flu”—was, in absolute terms, a public-health crisis. By scientists’ best estimates, roughly 200,000 to 300,000 people around the world died; countless more fell sick. Kids, younger adults, and pregnant people were ...

United States: As the summer sun beckons outdoor enthusiasts, health authorities are issuing a clarion call to vigilance against the escalating threat of tick-borne afflictions across the United States, with a pronounced uptick in Alabama.  In the preceding annum, the ...

United States: Along with other respiratory illnesses, whooping cough has also been emerging as a concern across the United States. Amid the heightened worries and concerns, Oregon health authorities issue a stark caution regarding a notable surge in pertussis instances ...

United States: Amidst the lingering aftermath of Covid, individuals previously hospitalized due to the virus remain ensnared in the clutches of elevated mortality and grave maladies even three years post-infection, as unearthed by a recent study.  The investigation divulged that ...

United States: Metropolitan Transit System, in conjunction with San Diego County’s Tuberculosis Program, issued an advisory on Tuesday, alerting passengers of the Blue Line trolley to potential tuberculosis (TB) exposure risks.  Exposure Timeframe and Affected Routes  The exposure period spans ...

United States: Breakthrough infections of COVID-19 in those already vaccinated might present an unforeseen advantage: fortified immunity against ensuing SARS-CoV-2 encounters.  Research spearheaded by the La Jolla Institute for Immunology (LJI) elucidates that individuals who undergo breakthrough infections cultivate a ...

United States: The Southern Nevada Health District embarked on a safety crusade subsequent to the discovery of the inaugural West Nile Virus (WNV) positive mosquitoes in Clark County.  In the expanse of the North Las Vegas Valley, the Health District’s ...

United States: Amidst the prevalent deficiencies in US testing for H5N1, a strain of avian flu, and the identification of a second case among humans, researchers are exploring innovative methods to monitor the outbreak, particularly in human and animal excrement.  Scholars ...

United States: The concerns related to the bird flu infections have been increasing at an astonishing pace, from raw milk to wastewater – the health experts have been surveying every possible source of contamination.   Recently, the health authorities of Forsyth ...

United States: Inquiries are underway by the Kankakee County Health Department and Illinois Department of Public Health into an epidemic of Salmonella afflictions linked to a Cracker Barrel eatery.  As of May 14, the county’s health department had detected eight ...