By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Health officials in Sindh province have reported the 11th human rabies fatality in Karachi this year, primarily in children. The latest case is a 12-year old boy...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Health officials in Thunder Bay, Ontario have declared an HIV outbreak after a recent spike of cases in May and June were reported in the homeless/under-housed population...

Emergex Vaccines Holding Limited, a biotechnology company pioneering a new approach to synthetic vaccine development in the field of infectious diseases, today announced that it has signed an R&D...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The number of cryptosporidiosis cases reported in Pasco County, FL during the first half of 2019 is nearly what was seen in all of last year, prompting the Florida...

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By Robert Herriman  @infectiousdiseasenews 20 years ago this summer, West Nile virus (WNV) was first detected in the Western Hemisphere, specifically in New York City. Today, WNV is the leading cause...

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By Robert Herriman  @infectiousdiseasenews In a follow-up on the Japanese encephalitis situation in Taiwan this year, the Disease Control Agency reported yesterday (computer translated) of three additional...

The Guilford County Department of Health is reporting the ninth confirmed case of animal rabies in 2019 yesterday. The most recent case involved a fox found on Ashton Court in Greensboro. Officials remind...

According to a Deseret News report yesterday, a migrant boy who had been detained at a U.S. Customs and Border Protection camp came to Utah with typhoid fever last month. The child was hospitalized with...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Officials with the Benton-Franklin Health District in Kennewick, WA reported on the investigation of a norovirus outbreak linked to a local restaurant. According to...

New Zealand, like many countries around the globe, are seeing rising syphilis cases and intend to curb the increases with a new National Syphilis Action Plan rolled out today. Syphilis has been increasing...