The USDA has granted a permit for use of a vaccine that would help curb the Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus, a disease that has devastated Indiana pig farmers.
State health officials are warning of a potentially-fatal virus contracted by an Allen County resident.
The patient identified with the respiratory virus MERS is in good condition and is improving, health officials say.
There are currently 85 cases of chicken pox being reported and more than 100 are expected by the end of the week.
Thousands of deer in Indiana have contracted epizootic hemorrhagic disease, a virus that can be fatal to the animals.
Officials have identified West Nile in 30 counties around the state.
Officials at the Indiana Department of Health are advising Hoosiers to start getting their seasonal flu shots.