By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In an update from the beginning of the month, the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) now reports 81,839 cases through Sept. 16. Through...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The the second time in two days, Karachi officials report a fatality due to the brain-eating amoeba, Naegleria fowleri. The News reports the 14th...

An investigational treatment for Ebola virus disease will receive advanced development support from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of the Assistant Secretary...

The drugs currently used to treat Chagas disease, a neglected tropical disease, have serious side effects and limited use in those with chronic disease. Now, researchers have reported...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Health officials in Namibia reported a confirmed Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever (CCHF) case from Outapi District Hospital in Omusati region on...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Measles Thailand health officials have reported a total of 4,648 measles cases from 74 provinces through Sept. 15–including 539 cases with...

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In this podcast of a video interview from the 4th Annual Amoeba Summit hosted by the Jordan Smelski Foundation, I spoke to Pediatric Infectious Disease Specialist at All Children’s...

In this video interview from the 4th Annual Amoeba Summit sponsored by the Jordan Smelski Foundation, I am joined by the Medical Director of Clinica Mi Salud and clinical professor...

The New Mexico Department of Health (NMDOH) reports two cases of hepatitis A infection have been confirmed in Rio Arriba County. Both are related to the ongoing hepatitis A outbreak...

Roche announced Friday that it has received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the cobas Babesia test for use on the cobas 6800/8800 Systems for individual...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Dominican Republic is one of several countries in the Americas experiencing an outbreak of dengue fever. The Ministry of Health reported more...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Epidemiological Surveillance Urgency Service (SUVEC) of the Epidemiological Surveillance Network of Catalonia (XVEC) reported this week (computer...