By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Taiwan Department of Disease Control (CDC) reported today (computer translated) the first imported case of extensively drug-resistant (XDR) typhoid fever in the...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In a follow-up on the chikungunya outbreak in Dire-Dawa, Ethiopia, health officials report an additional 5,500 cases in the week ending September 15, bringing the...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Toronto health officials are reporting receiving lab results confirming that a bat found in the city tested positive for rabies. This is the first confirmed case of...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The dengue outbreak continues in Sri Lanka and health officials warn that say it is mainly due to the current south-west monsoon. Through September 24, the country...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Pennsylvania state health officials have reported a decrease in Lyme disease cases in 2018 after seeing a steady rise since 2012. A total of 10,208 cases were reported...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews School officials with the College of Charleston reported three individuals tested positive for mumps. Based on these three cases, the South Carolina Department of...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The University of Maryland reported three students who have been identified with Salmonella, two confirmed at outside medical facilities and one at the University...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Brazil’s health ministry announced (computer translated) the purchase of large supplies of the measles, mumps, and rubella vaccine (MMR) in the wake of a surge...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The number of countries reporting African swine fever (ASF) rose to nine last week with additional of South Korea last week. On Monday, South Korea, the Philippines...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Researchers from the Institute of Virology JM Vanella of the National University of Córdoba (Inviv, UNC) and the Institute of Regional Medicine of the National University...