NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews As the threat of resistance to current malaria treatment grows, Novartis and MMV have reported positive results of a new non-artemisinin combination in a Phase 2b study. The...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Canadian Medical Association (CMA) is calling for “circuit breakers”, or mini-lockdowns in some western provinces, saying the health systems are “breaking...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Municipal Government of Cañuelas, Buenos Aires province in Argentina through the Ministry of Health and the Directorate of Zoonoses report eight cases of trichinosis...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Hong Kong health officials report monitoring a human case of avian influenza A(H5N6) in mainland China. The case involves a 26-year-old woman living in Guilin in Guangxi,...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Last Wednesday, New Mexico state health officials announced during a COVID-19 update the deaths of two people linked to taking the anti-parasitic drug, ivermectin for...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Hookworms are one of the most common parasites plaguing the companion animal world. They use their hooklike mouths to latch onto an animal’s intestines, where they...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews On Friday, Virginia health officials reported an employee who worked at three Famous Anthony’s restaurant locations in Roanoke has been diagnosed with hepatitis A. A...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Illinois state health officials reported today the first human case of rabies in Illinois since 1954.  The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) today confirmed...

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NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews World Rabies Day is celebrated annually to raise awareness about rabies prevention and to highlight progress in defeating this horrifying disease. 28 September also marks...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Vaccine company, Valneva and Pfizer today announced further positive Phase 2 results, including booster response, for Lyme disease vaccine candidate VLA15. The Phase...