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Varicella Watch: AZ, IL, MO, MT, OH, WI

by Dan Nguyen Disease forecaster Ascel Bio today is re-issuing an alert for Varicella disease across the United States. Warnings for Arizona, Illinois, Missouri, Montana, Ohio and Wisconsin are issued as these states are seeing higher incidence rates above forecast, according to the most recent data from late October 2016. Ascel Bio’s projections for these mentioned states […]
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Cryptosporidiosis Watch: Maryland, Michigan, Nebraska

by Dan Nguyen Disease forecaster Ascel Bio today is re-issuing an alert for Cryptosporidiosis disease across the United States. Warnings for Maryland, Michigan and Nebraska are issued as these states are seeing incidence rates above forecast, according to the most recent data from early October 2016.  Ascel Bio’s current forecasts for all mentioned states show a largely decreasing trend […]
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Salmonellosis in MS, NY, RI

by Dan Nguyen Disease forecaster Ascel Bio today is issuing an alert for Salmonellosis disease across the United States. Warnings for Mississippi, New York and Rhode Island are issued as these states are seeing incidence rates above forecast, according to the most recent data from mid-October 2016. Ascel Bio’s current projections for all mentioned states show decreasing […]
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Varicella Risk in CO, IL, MN, MO

by Dan Nguyen Disease forecaster Ascel Bio today is re-issuing an alert for Varicella disease across the United States. Warnings for Colorado, Illinois, Minnesota and Missouri are issued as these states are seeing higher incidence rates above forecast, according to the most recent data from early October 2016. Ascel Bio’s current projections for the mentioned states show […]
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Mumps Warning in New York and Oklahoma

by Dan Nguyen Disease forecaster Ascel Bio today is issuing an alert for Mumps disease across the United States. Warnings for New York and Oklahoma are issued as these states are seeing higher incidence rates above forecast, according to the most recent data from early October 2016. Ascel Bio’s current projections for the mentioned states are expected […]
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Varicella Ongoing in CO, TX, WI

by Dan Nguyen Disease forecaster Ascel Bio today is re-issuing an alert for Varicella disease across the United States. Warnings for Colorado, Texas and Wisconsin are issued as these states are seeing higher incidence rates above forecast, according to the most recent data from late September 2016. Colorado and Texas remain on our watch list as case […]
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Syphilis Surge in FL, KY, VA

by Dan Nguyen Disease forecaster Ascel Bio today is issuing an alert for Syphilis disease across the United States. Warnings for Florida, Kentucky and Virginia are issued as these states are seeing higher incidence rates above forecast, according to the most recent data from late September 2016. Ascel Bio’s current forecasts for all three mentioned states show […]
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Cryptosporidiosis Expanding in GA, MD, NY, OH, WA

by Dan Nguyen Disease forecaster Ascel Bio today is re-issuing an alert for Cryptosporidiosis disease across the United States. Warnings for Georgia, Maryland, New York, Ohio, and Washington are issued as these states are seeing incidence rates above forecast, according to the most recent data from late September 2016. Maryland, New York and Washington remain on our […]
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Early fall cryptosporidiosis in MD, OH

Disease forecaster Ascel Bio today is issuing an alert for Cryptosporidiosis disease across the United States. Warnings for Maryland and Ohio are issued as these states are seeing incidence rates above forecast, according to the most recent data from early September 2016. Ascel Bio’s current projections for Maryland and Ohio show decreasing forecasts that will […]
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E. Coli Outbreaks in Seattle Area

By Bianca Jackson Two separate Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli (STEC) outbreaks have occurred recently in the Pacific Northwest connected with two Seattle restaurants, The Matador and Memo’s Mexican Food Restaurant. It is unclear at this time if the outbreak was caused by improper food handling, or if high-risk ingredients that are often served raw, such […]
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Zika Spreading in Florida, Gulf Coast Risk High

Local Zika transmission has expanded further in Miami-Dade County to an area of 4.5 square miles. The number of reported cases transmitted locally has reached 35, and may be under-reported. Ascel Bio’s Zika Risk NowCast shows significantly increased risk of mosquito growth along the Gulf Coast from Florida to Texas since the early summer (image below). With […]
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Infection on the Campaign Trail

Hillary Clinton, while on the campaign trail, has been diagnosed with pneumonia. While the disease is not in peak season, Hillary Clinton’s infection with pneumonia should come as no surprise. Pneumonia – commonly caused by the bacteria Streptococcus pneumoniae – is known to be in peak transmission during with winter and early spring months. The exact reason […]