By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Ukraine Ministry of Health reported (computer translated) a case of COVID-19 caused by a new coronavirus has been reported in Ukraine. The patient was hospitalized...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Ministry of Health (MOH) announced Monday the first case of coronavirus infection (COVID-19) in a citizen who returned from Iran via the Kingdom of Bahrain. He...

Obesity promotes the virulence of the influenza virus, according to a study conducted in mice published in mBio, an open-access journal of the American Society for Microbiology. The finding could explain,...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews UN officials reported a coronavirus disease 2019 case (COVID-19) case in Senegal, the latest country to  report a case on the African continent. The case-patient...

In a joint effort, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Monday took action to make more respirators, including certain N95s, available to health care...

By Jory Lange Rediviva, a restaurant in Aberdeen, Washington, has been temporarily closed following a food poisoning outbreak.  19 guests got sick and 1 person was hospitalized after eating the restaurant’s...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In this post I look at update on the two recent cruise ship outbreaks involving Princess Cruises’ Caribbean Princess: The February 2–16, 2020 voyage In a follow-up...

The scientific community may be one step closer to stopping the spread of the herpes virus thanks to new Washington State University research. Herpes simplex virus type 1 (HSV-1) is the most common cause...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews On Monday, March 2, 2020, the Minister of Public Health, Catalina Andramuño, spoke about the current situation of the coronavirus (COVID-19) in Ecuador. In an interview...

The Italy Ministry of Health reports in the field of health monitoring related to the spread of Coronavirus on the national territory, at the moment 1835 are the people who test positive for the virus....