SATURDAY, DECEMBER 3, 2016

Number of meningitis cases for 2014

The year 2014 saw the lowest number of notified bacterial meningitis cases since 1991, amounting to 134 cases. Read More »

Officials release update on University of Alabama TB case

Officials from the Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) recently informed the University of Alabama that there is a student on campus who is receiving treatments based in a different state for the student’s active tuberculosis (TB) case. Read More »

Suspected MERS patient test results confirmed as negative

The test results from a patient suspected of having Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS-CoV) were recently confirmed to be negative. Read More »

Alabama individual's Ebola test comes back negative

The Alabama Department of Health recently confirmed that it has received negative results from its Ebola test of a single individual. Read More »

Data shows low HPV vaccination rates among Alabama teens

The Alabama Department of Public Health recently received data that shows that there are significantly low rates of HPV vaccinations among teens living in Alabama. Read More »

New antimicrobials kill multi-drug resistant TB strains in minutes

Lakewood-Amedex bisphosphocin antimicrobials effective in just 15 minutes. Read More »

ADPH assists Alabama State University in TB investigation

The Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) is assisting Alabama State University in the investigation concerning tuberculosis (TB) cases. Read More »