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By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Hong Kong Centre for Health Protection (CHP) reports investigating a highly suspected imported case of novel coronavirus infection. According to the CHP, the...

Fully vaccinating children reduces the risk of hospitalization associated with influenza by 54%, according to a study by researchers at the University of Michigan, the Clalit Research Institute, and Ben-Gurion...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Health officials in the Philippines report investigating the case of a five-year-old who traveled from Wuhan, China and was admitted in Cebu City for manifesting fever,...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews On Sunday, Los Angeles County health officials confirmed one case of measles in a person who arrived at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) into the Tom Bradley...

An international team of scientists has synthetically engineered mosquitoes that halt the transmission of the dengue virus. Led by biologists at the University of California San Diego, the research team...

Taenia solium–also called pork tapeworm–is a parasite which causes disease around the world, particularly in very poor communities with deficient santiation and where pigs roam free. Researchers...

By NewsDesk   @bactiman63 Austin Public Health is investigating a confirmed rubella case less than a month after confirming the first measles case in Travis County since 1999 – which is also the last...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews India’s Ministry of Health issued a travel advisory for China due to the novel coronavirus in Wuhan City, Hubei province. According to the advisory, 41 confirmed...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews  The Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) received a record number of Lyme disease case reports from health providers in 2019, with 2,079 cases as...

The first animal study of a pig virus’ potential to jump to another species shows that the virus, once introduced to a select group of birds, is easily transmitted to healthy chickens and turkeys. The...