By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Icelandic Directorate of Health reported today on the first confirmed COVID-19 case. The case is a Icelandic male in his fifties who has been placed in solitary...

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved an application for the first generic of Daraprim (pyrimethamine) tablets for the treatment of toxoplasmosis (an infection caused by the parasite Toxoplasma...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Paraguay Minister of Public Health, Dr. Julio Mazzoleni, said that dengue notifications have decreased and urged to continue with preventive measures, mainly in...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Iran The Head of the Public Relations and Information Center of the Ministry of Health, Kianoosh Jahanpour said Friday the number of coronavirus disease infections...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The New Zealand Ministry of Health confirmed their first confirmed case of COVID-19 today. The case is a person in their 60s recently returned from Iran. The patient...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Northern Ireland Department of Health is reporting a presumptive positive test for coronavirus (COVID-19) in an individual. The patient is receiving specialist...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Sweden Public Health Authority reported five additional COVID-19 cases Thursday, bringing the country total to seven. The news cases were reported in Västra...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Nigerian health officials are reporting the first COVID-19 case in the country in Lagos, a city of some 21 million people. The Federal Ministry of Health says the...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The South Korea coronavirus outbreak continues to rage as officials report an additional 256 COVID-19 cases, bringing the total to 2,022. According to the South Korea...

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Today is World Aspergillosis Day, a day to raise awareness about a fungal infection that kills more than one million people globally each year. Joining me now to talk about aspergillosis, a new kind of...