More COVID-19 outbreaks in China similar to the ongoing one in Beijing are likely because the pandemic has yet to be contained globally, but they will be brought under control quickly, a senior public...

The Health Commissioner of Bayannaoer in Inner Mongolia, China has reported (computer translated) a suspect case of bubonic plague. No information about the patient has been released. This has prompted...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Peru Ministry of Health (Minsa) reports in an update today that the country COVID-19 case count has topped 300,000. As of July 5, 2020, 302,718 positive COVID-19...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Brazilian health officials report that as of Saturday, 1,577,004 confirmed COVID-19 cases have been reported with the additional 37,923 registered in the last 24 hours. Authorities...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Just like the COVID-19 outbreak, the addition of new cases and deaths from dengue hemorrhagic fever (DHF) continues. In addition, areas with many dengue cases are...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Global health officials have reported 61 Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) cases since the beginning of the year. The cases have been reported...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Officials with the Bulgarian National Centre for Infectious and Parasitic Diseases reported a Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever (CCHF) case during the week of June 7. This...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Italian officials are reporting a cat tested positive for Lyssavirus in the municipality of Arezzo. Lyssavirus is closely related to the rabies virus. The cat’s...

The Malaysia Ministry of Health reports following the polio outbreak in Sabah, environmental surveillance activities for polio virus have been strengthened by expanding the sampling location to 64 locations...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Massachusetts state health officials reported Friday that eastern equine encephalitis (EEE) virus has been detected in mosquitoes in Massachusetts for the first time...