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Birds play an underrecognized role in spreading tick-borne disease due to their capacity for long-distance travel and tendency to split their time in different parts of the world – patterns that are...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 Health officials with the Murrumbidgee Local Health District (MLHD) have issued a health alert this week over an increase in Ross River fever cases in the southern Riverina in...

The Prince George’s County Health Department issued a rabies alert after concerns that animals or people may have been exposed to a rabid raccoon in Fairmount Heights. According to health officials,...

A new online dashboard, created by NYU Professor Alexej Jerschow, brings together COVID-19 data from U.S. states and countries around the world to compare cases, deaths, vaccines, and testing in a visual,...

Scientists have designed a single-dose universal vaccine that could protect against the many forms of leptospirosis bacteria, according to a study published today in eLife. An effective vaccine would...

By News Desk  @bactiman63 Minnesota health officials announced Monday that its Public Health Laboratory has found the variant of the SARS-CoV-2 virus known as the Brazil P.1 variant in a specimen from...

By News Desk  @bactiman63 The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said Monday that that on any given day in 2018, 1 in 5 people in the U.S. had a sexually transmitted infection (STI) and...

Biotechnology company,  Moderna Inc., today announced results from in vitro neutralization studies of sera from individuals vaccinated with Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine showing activity against emerging...

In a promising result for the success of vaccines against COVID-19, rhesus macaque monkeys infected with the human coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 developed protective immune responses that might be reproduced...

By News Desk  @bactiman63 The Simcoe Muskoka Health District reports genome sequencing on all six COVID-19 samples from a Barrie long-term care home have now been identified as the United Kingdom (UK)...