By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The South Africa National Institute of Communicable Diseases reported 13,951 new COVID-19 cases today, bringing the outbreak total in the country to 421,996 confirmed...

By: Candess Zona-Mendola, MakeFoodSafe The CDC announced that the Cyclospora outbreak linked to Bagged Salads has expanded to 614 cases in 11 states. The case counts include: Georgia (1), Illinois (198),...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Since the beginning of the year through July 5, the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has reported a total of 2,591 suspected monkeypox cases and 97 deaths. This...

Researchers have confirmed that Heartland virus, an emerging pathogen with potentially dire consequences for those infected, is present in Lone Star ticks in two Illinois counties hundreds of miles apart....

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Singapore environment officials recorded a record number of dengue fever cases last week as the city-state races for a record season. 1,733 dengue cases were reported...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Philippines Department of Health (DOH) reported 2,200 new COVID-19 infections today, raising the country’s total infections to 74,390. The bulk of the new cases...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In a follow-up on the plague situation in the health zone of Rethy in Ituri province, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, since the upsurge of cases began in early...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Cambodia Ministry of Health has reported an outbreak of chikungunya in Banteay Meanchey province’s Poipet city, A statement from the Ministry of Health states...

Access Genetics, LLC dba OralDNA® Labs announces that FDA has issued an Emergency Use Authorization for its OraRisk® COVID-19 RT-PCR test. This test is for qualitative detection of nucleic acid from...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In Vietnam, Deputy Health Minister Do Xuan Tien said in a conference this week that in addition to the diphtheria outbreak in the Central Highland region, the region...