Access to more localized data on childhood vaccination coverage, such as at the school or neighborhood levels, could help better predict and prevent measles outbreaks in the United...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 Specialty vaccine company, Valneva, today announced positive initial results for its second Phase 2 study (VLA15-202) of Lyme disease vaccine candidate VLA15. Compared...

Females are able to clear asymptomatic malaria infections at a faster rate than their male counterparts, says a study published today in eLife. The findings, originally posted on the...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 A dual therapy treatment regimen of expanded-spectrum cephalosporins (ESCs) plus azithromycin (AZM) is the recommended standard of care for gonorrhea. A strain...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 In a follow-up on the chikungunya outbreak in West Darfur, Sudan, the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) reports today that 248...

Rabies post exposure prophylaxis, or PEP, consists of a rabies vaccine series and human rabies immune globulin (HRIG). Kedrion Biopharma’s human rabies immune globulin, Kedrab, was...

The World Health Organization (WHO) previously stated “To date there has been no information nor evidence to suggest that the new coronavirus could be transmitted by mosquitoes”. Now...

Chagas disease

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 The City of Wichita Falls, Texas reports a lab test has confirmed that a Triatomine insect, commonly known as the “kissing bug”, collected in Wichita...

Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved a lotion to treat head lice for nonprescription, or over-the-counter (OTC), use through a process called a prescription (Rx)-to-OTC...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 French health authorities reported 13 laboratory-confirmed cases of Mayaro fever in French Guiana earlier this month. According to the World Health Organization,...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 Health officials in the Russian republic of Dagestan are reporting five hospitalizations due to suspected anthrax, Tass news reports. “Five suspected...