By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The number of cases of the mosquito-borne viral disease, chikungunya, have surpassed the 10,000 mark in Thailand, according to the country’s Bureau of Epidemiology. Since...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Hong Kong Centre for Health Protection (CHP) announced today a case of measles infection, involving a one-year-old boy with good past health. The boy developed...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Peru health officials reported yesterday that 81% of people living with HIV in the country have access to the free antiretroviral treatment provided by the Ministry...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Brazil health authorities marked the end of the second phase of the Measles Vaccination Campaign Saturday, which began on Nov. 18. The campaign targeted young people...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The city of Stavanger in southwestern Norway has reported the death of an 18-year-old high school girl due to meningococcal meningitis. The girl, who was a student...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews According to Chinese officials, there has been 5 human plague cases in China in 2019. In this video, the third on this topic in less than a month, I look at the case...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews A warning letter concerning mumps cases on the Université libre de Bruxelles campus was issued last week. No specific number of mumps cases are mentioned in the...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In an update on the measles epidemic in Samoa, health officials reported an additional 198 cases in the past 24 hours, bringing the outbreak total to 3,728 measles...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews A recent fatal case of Capnocytophaga canimorsus in a 63-year-old, immunocompetent German man led me to do this reminder video on this potentially lethal bacterium. In...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The number of dengue fever cases reported in Sri Lanka has taken a upward direction in recent months, already making 2019 the worst dengue year this decade. During...