Pinellas County health officials are advising the public to take caution in swimming pools and water playgrounds because of the risk of Cryptosporidium, aka “Crypto”. In 2014, DOH-Pinellas witnessed...

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By Robert Herriman  @infectiousdiseasenews On today’s show, I look at a couple of surveys/polls that question people on the thoughts and beliefs about vaccines. The Wellcome Global Monitor surveyed...

By NewsDesk   @infectiousdiseasenews Health officials with NHS Mid Essex are reporting an outbreak of invasive Group A streptococcus (iGAS) infections among elderly people receiving treatment for wounds...

A new risk assessment model for the transmission of Ebola accurately predicted its spread into the Republic of Uganda, according to the Kansas State University researchers who developed it. Caterina Scoglio,...

HudsonAlpha scientist gets grant to study the on-off switch for gene implicated in Alzheimer disease A grant from the BrightFocus Foundation will bring $200,000 to the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology with...

By NewsDesk   @infectiousdiseasenews New York City New York City health officials reported an additional 14 measles cases in the Brooklyn/Queens area outbreak during the past week. This bringing the...

Researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Gillings School of Global Public Health and their colleagues at the University of Texas at Austin and the National Institutes of Health Vaccine...

Some MRSA infections could be tackled using widely-available antibiotics, suggests new research from an international collaboration led by scientists at the University of Cambridge and the Wellcome Sanger...

A recent Harris poll reveal that more than two in five American adults (45 percent) say something has caused them to doubt vaccine safety. The spread of negative attitudes towards vaccines is a phenomenon...

In a follow-up on the infectious disease situation in Mozambique since cyclone Idai struck some 100 days ago, government officials report on the latest on the cholera and malaria outbreaks. No cholera...