Sinovac Biotech Ltd., a leading provider of biopharmaceutical products in China, this week announced that the China National Medical Products Administration (NMPA) has approved and issued a Product license...

By NewsDesk   @bactiman63 Malaysian health authorities have reported a record season for dengue fever in 2019. According to officials data, 130,101 dengue cases were reported through December 28 this...

By Robert Herriman  @bactiman63 As 2019 comes to a close, the number of big, important infectious disease news and outbreak was in no shortage since January. So, it becomes my annual task to try to...

By: Candess Zona-Mendola of MakeFoodSafe The FDA announced a company recall of sprouts linked to E. coli O103 illnesses in Iowa. It is not yet known how many people are sick in this latest Iowa sprouts...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 The University of Connecticut (UConn) Student Health and Wellness announced that three cases of mumps were identified in students that were enrolled on the Storrs campus in the...

In a new perspective piece published today in the New England Journal of Medicine, Dr. Peter Hotez, dean of the National School of Tropical Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine and co-director of the...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 Earlier this month, health officials in Qatar reported three laboratory-confirmed cases of Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS-CoV) infection. According to the World Health...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 The Government of Fiji reported an additional measles case in a 11-month-old from Nabua who was admitted under isolation at CWM Hospital in Suva who was just recently discharged....

By NewsDesk   @bactiman63 The Tonga Ministry of Health reported an additional 18 new measles cases with onset dates in the last week, bringing the outbreak total to 596 confirmed or suspected cases of...

By NewsDesk   @bactiman63 In a follow-up on the first polio case (circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus type 1 -cVDPV1) in Malaysia in more than a quarter century, the Sabah Polio Immunization Campaign...