A breakthrough in monkey malaria research by two University of Otago scientists could help scientists diagnose and treat a relapsing form of human malaria. Malaria is a mosquito-borne...

A new study analyzing samples from patients with and without acute flaccid myelitis (AFM) provides additional evidence for an association between the rare but often serious condition...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews For the first time in twenty years, the Eastern European country of Belarus has reported an animal anthrax case. Earlier this week, Dr. Ivan Smilhin,...

Prairie dog burrow

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Health officials in Weld County, Colorado reported a mass die-off this week at a prairie dog colony in the rural southwest part of the county....

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Republic of Congo Health officials are reporting a declining trend in chikungunya cases in the Republic of Congo. The Ministry of Health declared...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In an update on the chikungunya situation in Thailand, the Ministry of Health reports that since the beginning of the year through August 4, 5,996...

In this look at the week-in-review for Ebola and the outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, I look at the new cases reported in the 3rd DRC province, South Kivu. In addition,...

Singapore has experienced several dengue epidemics in the past ~20 years and it appears that 2019 is one of those years. In this podcast, I look at the current situation (surpassing...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Idaho Department of Health and Welfare has reported the first human West Nile virus (WNV) cases of the year, both in Washington County. A...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews For the first time since 2017, Washoe County, Nevada has reported a hantavirus case. The case was confirmed in a south Reno resident. As of this...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The number of dengue fever cases in the Americas has surpassed 2 million, higher than the annual totals reported during the most recent two years...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews For the first time in twenty years, the Eastern European country of Belarus has reported an animal anthrax case. Earlier this week, Dr. Ivan Smilhin,...