The Texas Animal Health Commission (TAHC) reports confirmed Vesicular stomatitis virus (VSV) in horses on a Kinney County premises on June 21, 2019. The National Veterinary Services Laboratories (NVSL)...

By Glenn Laverack, PhD Disease outbreaks present a unique set of circumstances that require fast and innovative strategies to ‘think outside the box’ and to ‘think ahead’ to better work with communities. Disease...

Scientists at The Pirbright Institute have identified African swine fever virus (ASFV) proteins that can trigger an immune response in pigs. The team hopes to develop a vaccine using these proteins that...

Researchers have now shown that patients who are heavily colonized with Candida auris on their skin can shed the fungus and contaminate their surroundings. This finding provides an explanation for the...

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...

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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...

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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...