The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today expanded the approval of Mavyret (glecaprevir and pibrentasvir) tablets for an eight-week duration for the treatment of adults and children ages 12 years and...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported updated numbers today on the confirmed and probable cases of lung injury and deaths associated with...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) reported today on the 12th confirmed human Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) virus infection in a woman in her...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Pakistan reported an additional four wild poliovirus type 1 (WPV1) cases during the past week. Three cases were reported from Lakki Marwat district and one from Torghar...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Dengue outbreak Since the beginning of the year, more than 85,000 dengue fever cases have been reported by the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS). In addition,...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Officials with Ottawa Public Health reported the first human West Nile virus (WNV) case of the year. Ottawa Public Health reminds all residents to continue to protect...

Vaxart, Inc., a clinical-stage biotechnology company developing oral recombinant vaccines that are administered by tablet rather than by injection, today announced positive topline results from the randomized,...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Officials with the St. Clair County Health Department are reporting a chickenpox (varicella) outbreak at Marysville High School. Marysville school district officials...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Massachusetts health officials reported the 11th human Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) virus infection in a man in his 70s from Worcester County. In addition, the...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Costa Rica health officials are reporting  (computer translated) a mumps outbreak affecting several prisons across the country. Through Sept. 20, 164 cases of mumps...