Merck and Ridgeback Biotherapeutics announced recently that molnupiravir (MK-4482, EIDD-2801), an investigational oral antiviral medicine, significantly reduced the risk of hospitalization or death at...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews About 84 per cent of the population aged 12 and over have received the first dose of coronavirus vaccine in Finland and about 71 per cent have received two doses. “In...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Nigeria is battling multiple infectious disease outbreaks concurrently, to include yellow fever, COVID-19, Lassa fever, measles, monkeypox and cholera. Here are a...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The number of new COVID-19 cases in the Metro Manila, or National Capital Region (NCR) area is on the decline, according to health officials. Health Undersecretary...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Health officials in Delhi are reporting an increase in dengue fever this year. According to officials data on vector-borne diseases released today, a total of 341 dengue cases...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews To date, seven cases have been reported in the Maturín de Monagas municipality, according to the NGO, Médicos Unidos Vzla. The localities where human and monkey...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews From a press release from Juntendo University in Bunkyo City, Tokyo (computer translated): Malaria is transmitted from person to person through mosquitoes and causes...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Recently, the Utah Department of Health became aware of a patient who ingested large doses of ivermectin in an attempt to treat symptoms of COVID-19. The patient suffered...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Department of Public Health and Human Services (DPHHS) released a new report last week with Montana-specific data from the past eight months that illustrates...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Illinois Department of Public Health is reminding hunters to take precautions against tick bites to prevent contracting diseases they may carry, as hunting season...