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The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has shown how important it is to have tools that can rapidly diagnose viral infectious diseases. Aside from the SARS-CoV-2 virus, which has currently taken the spotlight,...

LymeMIND, the data coordination center of the Cohen Lyme & Tickborne Disease Initiative, housed at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, today announced that it will be hosting its fifth annual LymeMIND...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In a follow-up on the chikungunya outbreak in Chad, health officials are reporting a doubling in cases in the past week or so in the eastern part of the country. Since...

Almost seven in 10 Americans would be interested in receiving a COVID-19 vaccine when one becomes available, according to a new study. But researchers say there are concerning gaps in interest, particularly...

An antibody test for the virus that causes COVID-19, developed by researchers at The University of Texas at Austin in collaboration with Houston Methodist and other institutions, is more accurate and can...

All mosquitoes are not created equal. Different species of the flying pest thrive at various temperature ranges and transmit different diseases. From this starting point, a Stanford-led paper for the first...

Valneva SE, a specialty vaccine company focused on prevention of diseases with major unmet needs, today announced the initiation of a pivotal Phase 3 clinical trial for its differentiated, single-shot...

A tick species associated with bats has been reported for the first time in New Jersey and could pose health risks to people, pets and livestock, according to a Rutgers-led study in the Journal of Medical...

Early findings from researchers at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) show that convalescent plasma appears to be a safe and possibly effective treatment for children with life-threatening...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment is reporting the second case of human plague in the state this summer. The case, reported to the department...