By NewsDesk   @infectiousdiseasenews Georgia state health officials are reporting an additional confirmed case of measles in an unvaccinated metro Atlanta resident who recently traveled overseas. The...

By NewsDesk   @infectiousdiseasenews The number of measles cases in Auckland, New Zealand has risen to 126 confirmed cases through Monday, according to the Auckland Regional Public Health Service (ARPHS). Earlier...

By Robert Herriman  @infectiousdiseasenews The CDC says every year, tens of thousands of Americans will get sick from diseases spread between animals and people. These are known as zoonotic diseases. Six...

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Vyleesi (bremelanotide) to treat acquired, generalized hypoactive sexual desire disorder (HSDD) in premenopausal women. “There are women who, for...

Out of an abundance of caution, UNFI is voluntarily recalling its 10 ounce packages of Woodstock frozen Organic Grilled Red Peppers because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria...

By: Candess Zona-Mendola of MakeFoodSafe Five cases of Shiga toxin-producing E. coli (STEC) involving visitors to Grant’s Farm have been reported by the Missouri Department of Health and Senior...

Vivaldi Biosciences, a clinical-stage biotechnology company developing advanced vaccines for seasonal and pandemic influenza, recently announced the publication of Phase 1 clinical trial results for its...

Blood-pressure and glucose control may be effective in preventing heart block, a common form of arrhythmia, and the subsequent need for a pacemaker, according to a study by researchers at UC San Francisco. In...

Nigerian health officials say there are no Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) cases in the country, debunking false messages being circulated on social media. Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Health,...

Los Angeles County health officials report investigating two LA County resident measles cases that recently traveled and became ill with measles shortly after returning to Los Angeles County, prompting...