With tick-borne diseases on the rise in the Empire State–approximately 8,000 cases of Lyme disease, 700 cases of anaplasmosis, 400 cases of babesiosis, 100 cases of ehrlichiosis, and 30 cases of...

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The successes of vaccines in the battle with infectious diseases is quite clear with the dramatic drop in measles deaths, the elimination of smallpox and the near elimination of polio, just to name a few. However,...

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Antibiotic resistance, Sexually transmitted diseases,Vaccine preventable diseases and septic shock. These important infectious disease topics and others were featured in a recent “Year-in-review”article...

For the first time in three years, Latvia has reported confirmed measles cases, according to a Delfi report (computer translated). Four cases of measles infection among adults have been laboratory confirmed...

AuroMedics Pharma is voluntarily recalling one lot of Ampicillin and Sulbactam for Injection USP, 1.5 g in a Single-Dose vial (equivalent to 1 g ampicillin as the sodium salt plus 0.5 g Sulbactam as the...

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At least three Chagas disease cases have been reported from the southernmost municipality of Lábrea in Amazonas state, Brazil, according to a globo.com report (computer translated). Amazonas Health...

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Japan health officials saw the number of syphilis cases double from 2015 to 2016, with some 4500 cases reported. Now, the National Institute of Infectious Diseases recently reported that in 2017, the...

Los Angeles County health officials have reported the first case of sexually transmitted Zika infection in a resident of Los Angeles County. A male resident, who traveled to Mexico, developed symptomatic...

A team of researchers at the University of California San Diego has developed macrophage “nanosponges” that can safely absorb and remove molecules from the bloodstream that are known to trigger...

Since November 2016, Mesa County, CO health officials have been reported 17 cases of pertussis, or whooping cough, prompting calls to to ensure the public is up-to-date on DTaP and Tdap vaccination to...