By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Following the initial reports of rare side effects after vaccination with the AstraZeneca vaccine (Vaxevria), a registry study was initiated quickly....

More than a quarter of American infants in 2018 had not received common childhood vaccines that protect them from illnesses such as polio, tetanus, measles, mumps and chicken pox, new...

Peer reviewed by medical experts that included three U.S. government senior scientists and published in the American Journal of Therapeutics, the research is the most comprehensive...

With the COVID-19 vaccines on many people’s minds, some may be surprised to learn that we do not yet have vaccines for many common infectious diseases. Take salmonella, for example,...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In a follow-up on the Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever (CCHF) situation in Kikuube district in the western part of the country, health officials...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Philippines Department of Health (DOH) reported Tuesday the first two cases of the more transmissible Indian B.1.617 variant in the country. The...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Swedish Public Health Agency reports investigating an outbreak of Salmonella Braenderup. 14 cases were reported between April 13 – 24...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Swedish Public Health Agency said a study in early March on blood donors from eight regions in the country revealed up to 25 percent of donors...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The New Mexico Department of Health (NMDOH) is investigating multiple outbreaks of norovirus around the state. The Department is recommending precautions...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is announcing that the fungus Pseudogymnoascus destructans (Pd) has been detected on hibernating bats and...

Trichinella spiralis parasite

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Health officials in Argentina report that a trichinosis outbreak reported on April 27 has now affected 119 people in a number of cities and towns...

The restrictions put in place  and the resulting  social isolation from the COVID-19 pandemic has taken a toll on children’s mental and behavioral health. Joining me today to take...