By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In a follow-up report on polio virus in the Philippines, the Department of Health (DOH) declared an outbreak today after reporting one case of vaccine-derived poliovirus...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews On Wednesday, The Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) announced that laboratory testing has confirmed the 9th human case of Eastern Equine Encephalitis...

By Dr. Steven Q. Simpson Sepsis is a public health crisis in the United States and around the world. There is no doubt about it. Each year, an estimated 270,000 people in the U.S. die from sepsis and another...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Dengue fever The number of dengue fever cases in Singapore has reached 12,000, according to numbers from the National Environment Agency (NEA). As of 16 September...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In a follow-up on the dengue situation on Guam, the Guam Department of Public Health and Social Services (DPHSS) confirmed Tuesday that a second person with locally...

A major aspect of the 4th Annual Amoeba Summit, hosted by the Jordan Smelski Foundation, was a strong and necessary devotion to more drug research. I had the chance to speak with the Director, Center for...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In a follow-up on the tularemia outbreak in Sweden, health officials (Folkhalsomyndigheten) report an additional 90 cases during the past week, bringing the total...

An alarming number of people nationwide are developing infections of either the heart’s inner lining or valves, known as infective endocarditis, in large part, due to the current opioid epidemic. This...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Federal officials report investigating a norovirus outbreak affecting passengers and crew onboard Carnival Cruise Line’s vessel, Conquest. Seventeen passengers...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In a follow-up report, the Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) reports two additional human Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) cases in the state. Rhode Island’s...