The European Medicines Agency has recommended granting a conditional marketing authorisation in the European Union for Ervebo (rVSVΔG-ZEBOV-GP), the first vaccine for active immunisation...

Scientists funded by the National Institutes of Health have developed an investigational vaccine that protected cynomolgus macaques against four types of hemorrhagic fever viruses endemic...

Researchers have found a way to stop the rabies virus shutting down the body’s immune defence against it. In doing so they have solved a key scientific puzzle and have laid the...

An international team has been improving dengue infection outbreak predictions, highlighting the challenges researchers face when attempting to build successful forecasting models. Dengue...

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By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 The largest measles outbreak on the globe continues to increase in cases and deaths. The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) measles outbreak saw at least...

The New York Times and other media are reporting on two pneumonic plague cases from Inner Mongolia in northern China that were diagnosed in a Beijing hospital. I take a look at this...

Last week, former US Senator from North Carolina, Kay Hagan died from encephalitis caused by the tick-borne disease, Powassan virus. So what is encephalitis and how common is it? Joining...

Flu season is upon us once again and experts say it’s time to get your flu shot. On today’s show, Taryn Chapman, aka The Vaccine Mom, joined me to discuss different aspects...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 Guam health officials reported Friday the confirmation of the 12th locally transmitted dengue fever case on the island this year. In addition to the local...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 Georgia state health officials have confirmed a measles case in a unvaccinated Cobb County resident. The individual may have exposed others between Oct. 31-...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Through October 19 this year,  a total of 2,733,635 cases of dengue (280 cases per 100,000 population) have been reported, including 1,206 deaths...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 Local media in Edinburgh, Scotland are reporting that two people have been admitted to a local hospital being treated for diphtheria. This has been confirmed...