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By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews On Friday, March 6, 2020, the first case of coronavirus in Peru was confirmed. As of May 28, 2020, 141,779 COVID-19 cases have been confirmed. Lima continues to be...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Mass testing Norway’s Institute of Public Health announced this week (computer translated) that it does not recommend testing large groups of healthy people,...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Brazil Ministry of Health recorded approximately 20,000 new coronavirus disease 2019 cases in the past 24 hours, eclipsing the 400,000 case mark with 411,821 through...

Two men from Kampong Speu province, Cambodia died after they ingested poisonous puffer fish Monday, according to a Phnom Penh Post report. In addition to the two fatalities, two women and one man from...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Frederick, Maryland company specializing in treatments for rare and neglected tropical diseases, Amivas, announced Tuesday that Artesunate for Injection 110 mg, powder...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In a follow-up on a post from April, officials in Ethiopia are reporting at least seven suspected human cases of dracunculiasis, or Guinea worm infections, in recent...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The World Health Organization (WHO) reported receiving On 28 April 2020, WHO received information regarding a confirmed yellow fever case in Mango village, Oti district,...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Country update The Russian Ministry of Health has reported through May 26, 362,342 confirmed COVID-19 cases, including 3,807 deaths. Some 131,000 people have recovered...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Two additional H9N2 influenza cases have been reported in China, according to a Taiwan CDC release Monday (computer translated). One case was a 6-year-old boy in Weihai...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Hepatitis A Victoria Health Deputy Chief Health Officer, Dr Angie Bone issued a health advisory Friday due to an ongoing hepatitis A outbreak in Victoria affecting...