Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited today announced that the pivotal Phase 3 trial of its dengue vaccine candidate met the primary efficacy endpoint. This first analysis of the Tetravalent Immunization...

Here is a look at some interesting infectious disease and health news, opinion and research reported across the globe: Unknown virus claims 64 lives in Indore, India An unknown virus has claimed 64...

Sri Lanka health officials are reporting 4,825 dengue fever cases through the first four weeks of 2019, according to the Epidemiology Unit of the Ministry of Health. At least two dengue-related fatalities...

The chikungunya outbreak that began last year in southern Thailand continues into the first month of 2019 as country health officials report more than 1,000 cases through Jan. 28. According to the Bureau...

Twelve confirmed human yellow fever cases have been reported in São Paulo State, including six fatalities, according to the PAHO. Cases have been reported in the municipalities of Eldorado (9 cases)...

Clark County health officials reported one additional confirmed measles case today, bringing the total cases to 35. In addition, 11 suspect cases are being reported. Nearly 89 percent of the confirmed...

In a follow-up on the measles outbreak in Madagascar, the outbreak case count has risen to 28,747 since early October. The vast majority of the outbreak cases have been reported in children. Of this...

In a continuation of the Parasitology interviews, here are five more: The Parasitology interviews, Part 1 amzn_assoc_placement = "adunit0"; amzn_assoc_tracking_id = "outbre-20"; amzn_assoc_ad_mode...

Last week, Clark County Public Health Director, Dr Alan Melnick said, “I don’t see this ending anytime soon”. He was of course speaking of the measles outbreak in the county. Over the weekend,...

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), a parasite is an organism that lives on or in a host organism and gets its food from or at the expense of its host. There are three main...