By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In a follow-up on a report from earlier this month, the 15-year-old teen who contracted the parasite, Naegleria fowleri, from the thermal springs of Guayabo de Bagaces...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Taiwan Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has reported (computer translated) the country’s first locally acquired novel coronavirus case (2019-nCoV) Tuesday. Officials...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Two Nipah virus death are reported in Bangladesh, according to a Prothom Alo report (computer translated).  No officials statements have been posted by the IEDCR. Professor...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Government of American Samoa is reporting three additional confirmed measles cases, bringing the total to 15. The latest cases are a 27-year-old woman and two...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Officials in Sri Lanka say they have the first confirmed case of novel coronavirus in a Chinese tourist. According to a Reuters report, “A Chinese lady, who is in...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Two additional novel coronavirus cases have been reported in Japan, bringing the case total in the country to six, according to a Japan Times report. One of the new...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Thailand update Health officials in Thailand reported (computer translated) an additional six confirmed novel coronavirus cases, bringing the country’s tally...

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation announced that it is immediately committing $10 million in emergency funds and corresponding technical support to help frontline responders in China and Africa accelerate...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Health officials in Germany are reporting (computer translated) the first confirmed novel coronavirus (2019-NoCv) case in the country. The patient is from the district...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Uganda Ministry of Health confirmed an outbreak of yellow fever in Moyo District in West Nile region and Buliisa District in Hoima region. According to the World...