By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Health officials with the Florida Department of Health in Miami-Dade County (DOH-Miami-Dade) issued a mosquito-borne illness alert today after reporting two additional...

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved two applications for the first generics of Eliquis (apixaban) tablets to reduce the risk of stroke and systemic embolism in patients with nonvalvular...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In a follow-up on the malaria situation in Burundi in 2019, the World Health Organization reports a progressive increase in cases in the past year across all 46 districts...

By NewsDesk   @bactiman63 Officials in the Brazilian city of Petrópolis have reported a dramatic increase in chikungunya cases in 2019, according to a Tribuna de Petropolis report (computer translated). After...

By NewsDesk   @bactiman63 Austin Public Health reports a person residing in Travis County has been diagnosed with measles. Local, state and federal health officials are mounting a coordinated effort...

By NewsDesk   @bactiman63 Delaware health officials reported Friday that there are 26 confirmed Salmonella cases in school-aged children in New Castle County that are associated with a multistate outbreak...

By NewsDesk   @bactiman63 City of Chicago health officials are investigating possible measles exposures linked to a recent measles case in the city. The possible measles exposures that may have occurred...

The National IHR Focal Point of Saudi Arabia reported 10 additional cases of Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS-CoV) infection and one associated death in the month of November, according to the World...

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health made some changes to the list of mandated reportable diseases and conditions recently–both additions and deletions. California law mandates that...

In Long Island last week, U.S. Senator Charles Schumer revealed that the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is about to launch a major study on ‘toxins.’ But what Schumer pointed out is that Long...