Press Release

This user hasn't shared any profile information

By NewsDesk @bactiman63 The New Jersey Department of Health (NJDOH) reported this week four cases of Legionnaires’ disease in Hamilton Township, Mercer County between May-August 2021, along with an...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The House of Representatives this week passed an amendment offered by Rep. Chris Smith (R-NJ) directing the federal government’s “watchdog” agency to investigate...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Officials with the United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Veterinary Services Laboratories (NVSL) announced confirmation of SARS-CoV-2 (the virus...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The New York City Health Department have reported fourteen people ( 13 local, one travel associated) leptospirosis cases to date in 2021, more than the total number...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews A treatment combining two antibodies (casirivimab and imdevimab) is recommended for two specific groups of patients with covid-19 by a WHO Guideline Development Group...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews On Wednesday, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration amended the emergency use authorization (EUA) for the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine to allow for use of a single...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The New Jersey Department of Health (NJDOH) reported  one confirmed death associated with West Nile virus (WNV) Tuesday. The death is reported in a Camden County...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In a follow-up on a previous reports (HERE and HERE), as of September 20, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has been notified of 16 confirmed cases...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Philippines health officials report a decrease in the 2021 case fatality rate (CFR) among COVID-19 cases despite cases increasing by three fold, comparing 2021 and...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Florida Department of Health in Broward County (DOH-Broward) issued a rabies alert for a portion of Weston, Florida. This is in response to a fox that tested positive...