By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Nigerian health officials reported five additional confirmed Lassa fever cases in the week ending Oct. 13. The cases were reported from Edo(2), Ondo(2) and Bauchi(1)...

Lebanon health officials are reporting a measles outbreak in the country. Since November 2018, a total of 1,171 cases have been reported and no deaths. Measles cases have been reported in all eight Lebanese...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Officials with South Australia Health (SA Health) are advising the public to dispose or return any CORE Powerfoods frozen microwave meals after three South Australians...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Maricopa (AZ) County health officials report as of last week, 156 human West Nile virus (WNV) cases to date in 2019. This is the bulk of cases reported in Arizona...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Officials with the Institute of Epidemiology, Disease Control and Research (IEDCR) in Dhaka report a continued decrease in dengue fever cases in October. During the...

Flu season is upon us once again and experts say it’s time to get your flu shot. On today’s show, Taryn Chapman, aka The Vaccine Mom, joined me to discuss different aspects of influenza to...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Circulating vaccine-derived polio virus type cases have been confirmed in 10 African countries through Oct. 16 this year. Now the World Health Organization (WHO) is...

Rabies in the Americas (RITA) has announced an upcoming webinar scheduled for November 1, from 9 am-1230 pm CDT, which will go over recent World Health Organization (WHO) recommendations on human rabies...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Officials with Regional Public Health (RPH), Wellington have been notified of two confirmed cases of measles and is asking people who may have been in contact with...

In this primer on intestinal nematodes, I look briefly at the life cycles, symptoms and pathology and diagnosis of the common parasites in this group–Enterobius vermicularis, Trichuris trichiura,...