NewsDesk @bactiman63 Officials with the Baguio City Epidemiology Surveillance Unit report a near doubling of dengue fever cases in 2022 to date. According to officials, there were 82 dengue cases as...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 An equine influenza virus that is not uncommon among both wild and domestic horses has been identified as the likely cause of the respiratory disease outbreak and associated mortality...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 Pakistan officials report the second polio case of 2022. A two-year-old girl was paralyzed by the wild poliovirus, she had an onset of paralysis on April 14. The new type-1 wild...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 The Philippines Department of Health (DOH), through its Center for Health Development (CHD) in the Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR), recently detected Omicron-BA.2.12. It is...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 The United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) reports the confirmation of  of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI)...

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NewsDesk @bactiman63 In this news report, I look the avian influenza situation in the US, which just got more pertinent this week with the first human detection in Colorado. Mexico: First human rabies...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 The Public Health Agency of Canada reported this week that the norovirus/gastrointestinal illnesses outbreak linked to raw oysters from British Columbia that began earlier this...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 Three people are being treated at the Tbilisi Infectious Diseases Hospital for a serious infectious disease – Crimean Congo hemorrhagic fever (CCHF), Amiran Gamkrelidze, head...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 The CDC released the following statement on Thursday, April 28, 2022: A person has tested positive for avian influenza A(H5) virus (H5 bird flu) in the U.S., as reported by Colorado...

The Committee To Unleash Prosperity (CUP) has released the most comprehensive analysis to date on how states handled the COVID-19 crisis. These results have also been published by the National Bureau...