vaccines

Individuals and parents have become increasingly wary about vaccines and confidence in them has dropped to an all-time low. During this crisis of trust, vaccination and infectious disease...

Bavarian Nordic A/S announced today the initiation of the first-in-human trial of MVA-BN® WEV, a prophylactic vaccine candidate against the equine encephalitis virus – a rare,...

syphilis

Syphilis rates, like other sexually transmitted disease rates in the United States, are soaring, and the first known study to examine syphilis rates in patients with kidney failure...

Researchers at Stockholm University have developed a method for statistically predicting impacts of climate change on outbreaks of tularemia in humans. The study has been published...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Namibian agriculture and health ministries are reporting 115 suspected human anthrax cases in the northern regions of the country, according to...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In 2017, Japan saw 5,534 syphilis cases, the first time that happened in more than 4 decades, Last year, the number of cases were even higher at...

Eastern Equine Encephalitis

Eastern Equine Encephalitis virus (EEEV) can cause some serious pathology. This mosquito borne virus has seen an increase this year in the US. We see an average of 7 human cases of...

Texas officials reported a large anthrax outbreak in 2019 affecting some 20 premises in five counties. My guest today was in the area over the summer to take a closer look at this outbreak....

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Duval County, FL health officials recently confirmed one measles case in an unimmunized child in Jacksonville. The Florida Department of Health...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews North Carolina health officials have reported a third Legionnaires’ disease fatality linked to the NC Mountain State Fair, held September 6-15,...

A new study published this week online in Emerging Infectious Diseases suggests that transmission of a protozoan parasite from insects may also cause leishmaniasis-like symptoms in...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Swedish health authorities, or Folkhalsomyndigheten are reporting 17 additional Salmonella Typhimurium cases in the current outbreak, bringing...