Four persons in Delaware have tested positive for West Nile Virus (WNV). The cases, three in New Castle County and one in Kent County were reported to the Division of Public Health (DPH) in mid-late August. None of the individuals reported symptoms. Instead the virus was found as part of bloodwork related to a routine medical procedure. The mosquito-borne illness can become serious and DPH reminds people to take precautions to avoid mosquito bites.
The state Division of Public Health (DPH) encourages baby boomers, or individuals born between 1945 and 1965, to speak to their doctor about getting tested for hepatitis.
DOVER – The Division of Public Health (DPH) reported today a confirmed case of Vancomycin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (VRSA). The 67-year-old New Castle County patient with extensive underlying health conditions is being treated on an outpatient basis. The patient is expected to recover at this time. VRSA is very rare and only seen in people with […]
The Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) has reaffirmed that there are no cases of Ebola virus in Delaware.