The department reports St. Clair County Health Department employees collected a positive mosquito batch Tuesday in O’Fallon.
Horses shows have been called off in Illinois to stop the spread of infection after agriculture officials said two horses from a northeastern Illinois stable tested positive earlier this month for the equine herpes virus.
A 23-year-old man accused of exposing other gay men to HIV while attending college in suburban St. Louis tested positive for the virus that causes AIDS two years earlier in Indiana.
A strain of bird flu responsible for the deaths of millions of chickens and turkeys in several states is spreading across Missouri.
The Polio virus was a killer and crippler for centuries, but now researchers may have a found a game changer for cancer.
St. Norbert Catholic School has so many students and teachers out sick that the school decided to close on Friday and thoroughly clean rooms.
The American doctor battling the Ebola virus has regained his appetite as he continues to improve at the Nebraska Medical Center.
St. Louis County has it’s first reported case of the mosquito-carried disease called Chikungunya, though it was not contracted in the area. “There is no cause for panic, no cause for alarm,” says Dr. Faisal Khan, St. Louis County Health Department’s director of communicable disease control.
As many as 5,000 people might have been exposed to Hepatitis A at a Red Robin restaurant in Springfield.
With the latest MERS case involving an Illinois man, the city health director says she wants to make sure if a case pops up here health officials can respond quickly to contain it.