By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Philippines Department of Health (DOH) reports the COVID-19 case total is now 80,448 after reporting an additional 2,110 new cases Sunday. About tho-thirds of...

Researchers have shown that there is a low risk for healthy people to acquire Candida auris during travel. The research is presented at ASM Microbe Online, the annual meeting of the American Society...

A new study of human olfactory cells has revealed that viral invasion of supportive cells in the nasal cavity might be driving the loss of smell seen in some patients with COVID-19. The findings show...

The South Dakota Department of Health reported the first human West Nile virus (WNV) case of the year in a  McCook County resident. “Active transmission of West Nile virus is occurring in South Dakota...

Case count The Hong Kong Centre for Health Protection (CHP) reports investigating 133 additional confirmed cases of  COVID-19 cases today.  This brings the number of cases to 2506. Among the newly reported...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Navajo County Public Health Services District has confirmed a case of human plague in the county, according to a release Friday. An investigation is ongoing and...

Research presented at ASM Microbe Online found that 43% of Staphylococcus bacteria found on exercise equipment in university gyms were ampicillin-resistant, with 73% of those isolates being resistant to...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Latest numbers The Florida Department of Health (DOH) reported that of the more than 106,000 COVID-19 tests performed Thursday, 12,444 new positive COVID-19 cases...

By: Candess Zona-Mendola, MakeFoodSafe As of today, 212 people infected Salmonella Newport have been reported from 23 states. The source of the outbreak still remains a mystery. The CDC confirmed the...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In the latest World Health Organization Regional Office for Africa situation report on the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreak in Equateur Province, western Democratic...