Tag archive for ‘hantavirus’
By Robert On Sunday, September 8th, 2019

New Mexico teen dies from hantavirus, 3rd case in McKinley County this year

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews New Mexico state health officials are reporting the death of a 15-year-old McKinley County boy from hantavirus disease. This is the third case of hantavirus in New Mexico this More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, June 17th, 2014
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San Juan County Woman is New Mexico’s first hantavirus case of 2014

The New Mexico Department of Health announced today that a 67-year-old woman from San Juan County has died of Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome (HPS). This is the first case of HPS in New Mexico this year. An environmental More...

By Robert On Thursday, June 12th, 2014

Hantavirus death reported in North Dakota

The North Dakota Department of Health announced today that a resident of central North Dakota has died recently from complications of Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome (HPS), a rare disease spread by infected rodent More...

By Robert On Thursday, May 22nd, 2014

Texas County adult dies from hantavirus, first case in Oklahoma in 2014

The Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) announced today that a Texas County adult has died due to Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome (HPS).  Deer MouseImage/CDC This is the first case confirmed in Oklahoma during More...

By Robert On Saturday, April 19th, 2014

Author, Mark Jerome Walters discusses his new book, ‘Seven Modern Plagues’

A new book, which examines seven relatively new and emerging infectious diseases and how human action and the change in the ecology, causes them to produce, according to the author, “ecodemics”. The More...

By Robert On Sunday, April 13th, 2014
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Texas reports first hantavirus case of 2014

A Swisher County resident, in Texas’ Panhandle, is the Lone Star State’s first case of Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome (HPS) this year, the Texas Department of State Health Services announced Thursday. Health More...

By Robert On Saturday, April 5th, 2014

Hantavirus confirmed in Kane County, Utah

The Southwest Utah Public Health Department (SWUPHD) has confirmed a case of hantavirus infection in Kane County. No details were released on the patient. Peromyscus maniculatus Image/CDC Hantavirus incidences are More...

By Robert On Thursday, January 30th, 2014

Panama dengue fever death toll rises to 13, first hantavirus death of 2014

The Ministry of Health (MoH ) of Panama today confirmed that the country has reported 13 deaths from dengue transmitted by the bite of the Aedes aegypti , and the first death of the year for hantavirus , according More...

By Robert On Wednesday, January 22nd, 2014

Panama: Second case of hantavirus confirmed in Azuero Peninsula

With the Panamanian Carnival, one of the largest in the world, right around the corner, health officials in Herrera province are reporting the second confirmed case of hantavirus in Azuero Peninsula, according More...

By Robert On Tuesday, December 10th, 2013
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New Mexico: 12-year-old McKinley County boy is state’s second death due to hantavirus

  New Mexico health officials announced today the death of a 12-year-old McKinley County boy due to Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome (HPS). This is the third case of Hantavirus in New Mexico this year and the second death. Health More...

By Robert On Saturday, November 2nd, 2013

New Mexico: Santa Fe County woman dies from hantavirus

Deer MouseImage/CDC New Mexico health officials are reporting the first ever fatality due to Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome (HPS) in Santa Fe County in a 73-year-old woman. This is the second case of HPS in New More...

By Robert On Wednesday, August 28th, 2013

Hantavirus reported in rural Alberta, health officials advise on precautions

The Alberta Health Services is advising area residents of a rural community in central Alberta, and all Albertans, to take simple precautions to protect themselves after health officials reported a case of Hantavirus More...

By Robert On Wednesday, June 26th, 2013

Hantavirus the cause of at least one death in Saskatchewan

Saskatchewan health officials are confirming the death of an adult male in west central Saskatchewan from complications resulting from hantavirus, according to a news release today. The fatality was from the  Heartland More...

By Robert On Saturday, June 1st, 2013

Fresno County woman succumbs to hantavirus, health officials say it was contracted out-of-state

A Fresno County, California woman has died from hantavirus, according to a Fresno Bee report Friday. However, Fresno County health officials believe the woman contracted the deadly virus out-of-state. The woman More...

By Robert On Tuesday, April 30th, 2013

Singapore scientists develop biochip, VereTrop, which can detect 13 tropical diseases from a single drop of blood

Singapore’s Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR) and Veredus Laboratories, a leading supplier of innovative molecular diagnostic tools, announced the release of the “lab-on-chip” More...

By Robert On Wednesday, April 24th, 2013
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Oklahoma: Texas County resident first hantavirus death in 12 years

Oklahoma health officials are reporting that a Texas County resident has died from hantavirus pulmonary syndrome, or hantavirus, the first such occurrence in the state in a dozen years, according to a Oklahoma More...

By Robert On Friday, April 19th, 2013

New Mexico reports first hantavirus case of 2013 in McKinley County woman

New Mexico health officials have reported the first case of hantavirus in the state this year. The patient is a  45-year-old McKinley County woman who is currently being treated in a Albuquerque hospital, according More...

By Robert On Saturday, February 23rd, 2013

Hantavirus positive mice prompt Riverside County to remind public of preventive measures

Riverside County Environmental officials are offering a reminder to the public on how to prevent hantavirus after three mice were confirmed positive for the virus during routine testing in January, according to More...

By Robert On Saturday, December 15th, 2012

Outbreaks in the United States 2012: A year in review

This was an active year for outbreaks in the United States, some more common than others. In this review, I will summarize what 2012 brought us in the world of infectious disease outbreaks (this list is by no means More...

By Robert On Thursday, November 22nd, 2012

Yosemite National Park hantavirus outbreak: 10 confirmed cases, 3 deaths

Since the outbreak began in mid-August, there have been 10 cases and three deaths of Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome (HPS) linked to Yosemite National Park’s “signature” cabins in Curry Village, according More...



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