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By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Last fall, 10-year-old Lily Mae Avant from Bosque County, Texas contracted the brain-eating amoeba, Naegleria fowleri while swimming in the Brazos River and later...

King’s College London researchers have called for the immediate use of additional COVID-19 symptoms to detect new cases, reduce infections and save lives. In a letter published in The Lancet, the...

The sacred oath taken by physicians during graduation from medical school to “First do no harm,” the first words of the Hippocratic Oath, provides a strong impetus for a commentary just published...

Poison is lethal all on its own — as are arrows — but their combination is greater than the sum of their parts. A weapon that simultaneously attacks from within and without can take down even...

Valneva SE, a specialty vaccine company, announced today the publication of full data from the Phase 1 clinical trial of its chikungunya vaccine candidate, VLA1553, in the peer-reviewed medical journal The...

The National Institutes of Health is awarding a Kansas State University-led team of veterinary researchers with a prestigious five-year, $11.3 million grant under the Centers of Biomedical Research Excellence,...

COVID-19 patients who undergo surgery are at increased risk of postoperative death Patients undergoing surgery after contracting coronavirus are at greatly increased risk of postoperative death, a new...

In a major scientific study published in the journal Cell, scientists at the UNC School of Medicine and the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health have characterized the specific ways in which SARS-CoV-2...

Keeping at least one metre from other people as well as wearing face coverings and eye protection, in and outside of health-care settings, could be the best way to reduce the chance of viral infection...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews As the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) attempts top wind down the nearly two-year long Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreak in the north eastern part of the country,...