Any new coronavirus vaccine that works well and is safe will still have the daunting challenge of needing to be produced to scale in a very short amount of time. It will also have to...

South Australian researchers working with Oracle Cloud technology and vaccine technology developed by local company Vaxine Pty Ltd are testing a vaccine candidate against the SARS-CoV-2...

Currently, there are no effective medicines or vaccines available to treat or prevent COVID-19. For this reason, restrictive public health measures such as isolation, physical distancing,...

Chloroquine, hydroxychloroquine and azithromycin are being used to treat and prevent COVID-19 despite weak evidence for effectiveness, and physicians and patients should be aware of...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews During the week ending March 15, health officials in the Democratic Republic of the Congo reported an additional 73 suspected cases of monkeypox,...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Between 27 March and 2 April 2020, one new case of human infection with avian influenza A(H9N2) virus was reported to WHO in the Western Pacific...

On today’s podcast, I want to look at some different issues involving the coronavirus disease 2019, or COVID-19 pandemic to include the varying fatality rates in certain countries,...

This week, March 15-21 is National Poison Prevention Week 2020. What is poison control and what is the role of Poison control centers? Joining me today to answer these questions and...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews At the end of the day on Monday, the Florida Department of Health reported 305 additional positive COVID-19 cases (289 Florida residents and 16...

The Red Cross is seeking people who are fully recovered from COVID-19 and may be able to donate plasma to help current patients with serious or immediately life-threatening COVID-19...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The National Institute for Public Health Research (INSPI) in Ecuador are reporting 4,450 COVID-19 cases as of April 8. The bulk of the cases have...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Health officials in Poland are reporting 5,000 COVID-19 cases as of April 8, including 136 fatalities. The Polish government announced this week...