By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews A University of Queensland team has met a key milestone in their fast-tracked research to develop a vaccine for the coronavirus, COVID-19. In...

People who rely on social media for information were more likely to be misinformed about vaccines than those who rely on traditional media, according to a study of vaccine knowledge...

Lyme

Bay Area Lyme Foundation, a leading sponsor of Lyme disease research in the U.S., announces results published in the Journal of Clinical Microbiology, a journal of the American Society...

Novartis and the Drugs for Neglected Diseases initiative (DNDi), a not-for-profit research and development (R&D) organization, have signed a collaboration and licence agreement...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The measles outbreak that affected more than 300,000 people and killing more than 6,000 in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) last year...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Health officials in South Korea reported a whopping 284 additional COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours, bringing the country total to 1,261. Two...

In this October 2016 interview, I speak to University of Florida Associate Professor of Veterinary Entomology, Dr. Phil Kaufman about the screwworm and the situation in the Florida...

While sifting through the archives I stumbled across several old radio interviews that I never published as podcasts. This interview from March 2014 with founding dean of the National...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The El Paso Department of Public Health (DPH) reports a significant increase in chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis cases from 2010 to 2018, prompting...

While the city of San Francisco has not seen a COVID-19, Mayor London Breed today declared a local emergency to proactively prepare for possible COVID-19. Officials say given the...

In a follow-up on the report of a suspected COVID-19 case in São Paulo, Brazil, health officials have confirmed the case of a 61-year-old who had visited Italy. The test was carried...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Since our last report yesterday, Italian health officials reported more than 100 additional COVID-19 cases, bringing the country total to 322....