Wegmans Food Markets, Inc. is recalling its four-pound bag of Valencia Oranges, two-pound bag of lemons, bulk lemons, and a variety of in-store produced seafood and restaurant foods items that contain...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Department of Health (DOH) reported a record-high 6,958 new COVID-19 cases Monday, including 4,163 cases in the Metro Manila area. Two dozen COVID-19 deaths were...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Ebola The Ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreak in Équateur Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo, continues to see rising numbers of confirmed cases and geographical...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews A Lassa fever case was reported on July 11 in the West African country of Guinea, according to the World Health Organization. The patients was a 28-year-old pregnant...

By NewsDesk @bactiman63 Wild poliovirus Pakistan reported three additional wild poliovirus type 1 (WPV1) cases last week, bringing the country total to 63. The latest cases were reported in Khyber Pakhtoon,...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Officials with the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) are reporting chickenpox cases and together with Ottawa Public Health we are declaring it an...

A new study in Nucleic Acids Research, published by Oxford University Press, suggests a possible effective treatment strategy for patients suffering from prion disease. Prion disease is a rapidly fatal...

By Jory D. Lange, Jr. The CDC closed several buildings it leases in Atlanta after finding legionella bacteria in the plumbing. “During the recent closures at our leased space in Atlanta, working...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Three additional Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) cases were reported in Equateur province, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), bringing the outbreak total to 77 total cases...

A large proportion of UK healthcare workers may already have been infected with Covid-19, according to new research led by the University of East Anglia in collaboration with University College London. In...