By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Health officials in Brazil reported an additional 38,693 COVID-19 cases Saturday, bringing the total cases to 1,313,667. More than 700,000 people have recovered and...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Taiwan Department of Disease Control announced this week on the fourth case of Japanese encephalitis this year (2020) in the country. The patient is a 60-year-old...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Thailand’s Bureau of Epidemiology has reported a more than doubling of cases of the mosquito-borne viral disease, chikungunya in the country in the past month. On...

There’s some good news in New Jersey about a potentially deadly tick-borne bacterium. Rutgers researchers examined more than 3,000 ticks in the Garden State and found only one carrying Rickettsia...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Health officials in Penang, Malaysia are reporting two cases of Japanese Encephalitis (JE) in the locality of Sungai Bakap, Seberang Prai Selatan. According to officials,...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In a follow-up on the plague situation in the Ituri endemic focus of Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Djugu territory, officials with Ecohealth Alliance said in...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Finnish Institute of Health and Welfare reports that assessment on COVID-19 in the country that was published on June 25 shows the number of cases reported weekly...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews On Friday, Brazil health authorities reported 46,860 additional COVID-19 cases, bringing the country total to 1,274,974 confirmed cases. 697,526 people have recovered...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Malaysia Ministry of Health reported one malaria case in a Bangladeshi citizen working on the construction site of CB1 Line, SUKE Highway project, Ampang, Hulu...

By: Candess Zona-Mendola of MakeFoodSafe More cases and states have been added by the CDC to the multi-state Cyclospora outbreak linked to bagged salads today. As of this evening, eight states are now...