By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In a follow-up on the first ever local transmission of dengue fever in Afghanistan, the World Health Organization (WHO) now reports that at least 14 cases total,...

Nearly one in three foodborne outbreaks in the EU in 2018 were caused by Salmonella. This is one of the main findings of the annual report on trends and sources of zoonoses published today by the European...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Since the last report on the Cryptosporidium outbreak in Sweden about two weeks ago, health officials say the number of reported cases has decreased in recent weeks. While...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) reported Thursday that Indonesia is the latest Asian country to report an outbreak of African Swine...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Health officials in Samoa released the latest numbers on the measles outbreak in the country today. The Ministry of Health confirms a total of 5,080 measles cases...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Health officials with the municipality of Serra in the state of Espírito Santo, Brazil are reporting a 17 times increase in dengue fever cases in 2019 compared...

Lancaster University researchers have shed light on how the parasite which causes sleeping sickness multiples inside its host. Human African Trypanosomiasis or sleeping sickness, only occurs in Sub-Saharan...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Pakistan Pakistan reported three additional wild poliovirus type 1 (WPV1) cases this past week–one from Sindh province and two from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province....

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Officials with the National Center for Microbiology (CNM) have confirmed a man admitted to the Cruces hospital (Bizkaia, or Biscay) suffers from rabies. It is believed...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Health officials in Rusk County, Wisconsin are reporting a chickenpox outbreak at Ladysmith Elementary School. According to Rusk County Health Officer, Dawn Brost,...