Clinical-stage, natural killer cell-based therapeutics company, NantKwest and  ImmunityBio, a privately-held immunotherapy company announced ImmunityBio has been selected to participate in Operation Warp...

A new University of Florida study published this week in the American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene adds to the body of research demonstrating that DEET is safe for humans when used according...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Brazil Ministry of Health recorded approximately 20,000 new coronavirus disease 2019 cases in the past 24 hours, eclipsing the 400,000 case mark with 411,821 through...

One of the most commonly used diagnostic tools, particularly during this pandemic, is the reverse transcriptase polymerase chain reaction test (RT-PCR), which uses a person’s respiratory sample to...

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Approximately 2,000 US cases of malaria are diagnosed annually. Without appropriate treatment, about 15 percent become severe. Mortality from untreated severe malaria (particularly cerebral malaria) approaches...

Two men from Kampong Speu province, Cambodia died after they ingested poisonous puffer fish Monday, according to a Phnom Penh Post report. In addition to the two fatalities, two women and one man from...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Frederick, Maryland company specializing in treatments for rare and neglected tropical diseases, Amivas, announced Tuesday that Artesunate for Injection 110 mg, powder...

How hepatitis A virus (HAV) manages to enter liver cells called hepatocytes and initiate infection had remained a mystery for fifty years until now. University of North Carolina School of Medicine researchers...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In a follow-up on a post from April, officials in Ethiopia are reporting at least seven suspected human cases of dracunculiasis, or Guinea worm infections, in recent...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The World Health Organization (WHO) reported receiving On 28 April 2020, WHO received information regarding a confirmed yellow fever case in Mango village, Oti district,...