NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The New Zealand government announced today a plan for reopening it’s borders after about 2 years. The New Zealand border will reopen to vaccinated Kiwis and other...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews A week after Denmark said they are no longer categorizing COVID-19 as a “socially critical disease”, The Swedish Public Health Agency said it had reassessed...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews UK health officials are reporting a rise in cases of extremely antibiotic-resistant Shigella sonnei infections, mainly in gay, bisexual, and other men who have sex with...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The New York City Health Department today announced increases in gonorrhea and syphilis among  females in the city during the first half of 2021. The Health Department...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In 2006, a team from Johns Hopkins University which included Tom Inglesby, Jennifer Nuzzo and the late, great smallpox eradicator and former dean of what is now the Johns...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Rare chickenpox deaths in Karnataka Two children have died of chickenpox and three others are taking treatment for it at Nalwar Station Thanda in Kalaburagi district. Read...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews New York City health officials announced Tuesday the availability of the oral antiviral treatment for symptomatic COVID-19, Paxlovid,  to treat mild-to-moderate COVID-19...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews A new study from MIT suggests that the dozens of mutations in the spike protein of the Omicron variant help it to evade all four of the classes of antibodies that can...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Yesterday, the first case of the Ómicron sub-lineage BA.2 variant in Argentina was confirmed by the National Institute of Infectious Diseases ANLIS Malbrán. This is...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews According to the Republic of Serbia Ministry of Health, a total of 1,697,012 confirmed cases of COVID-19 were registered in the Republic of Serbia by 3 pm on February...