By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In a follow-up on the dengue fever situation in Thailand, the Bureau of Epidemiology reported an additional 2,600 cases and five deaths in the past week. This brings...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Health officials in China are reporting dozens of cases of the tick-borne disease, Severe Fever with Thrombocytopenia Syndrome (SFTS), according to a Global Times...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Health officials with the the Eleventh Sanitary Region have reported 45 COVID-19 cases associated with the Luque supermarket, El Cacique. Health director, Roque Silva...

In a retrospective study, investigators from New York University Langone Health found that the quantity of SARS-CoV-2 (viral load) collected from patients in the emergency department is significantly higher...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In Mexico to date, 304,435 cases and 35,491 deaths from COVID-19 have been confirmed. The five entities with the highest number of accumulated cases are: Mexico City,...

A multidisciplinary team from The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston has uncovered a new mechanism for designing antiviral drugs for dengue virus. The study is currently available in Proceedings...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews For the fifth week in a row, Singapore surpassed 1,000 dengue fever cases, in fact, last week saw 1678 cases, by far a new weekly record. Through July 13, officials...

Critically ill COVID-19 patients who received a single dose of a drug that calms an overreacting immune system were 45% less likely to die overall, and more likely to be out of the hospital or off a ventilator...

A team led by scientists at Scripps Research has discovered a common molecular feature found in many of the human antibodies that neutralize SARS-CoV-2, the coronavirus that causes COVID-19. The scientists,...

Lice Clinics of America (LCA) reported last week that they saw a  significant increase in head lice activity through their network of clinics in the US in April and May during the COVID-19 pandemic. Joining...