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Bat Conservation International(BCI) announced today that early signs of the fungus Pseudogymnoascus destructans (Pd) have been detected at one of the world’s premier bat conservation sites, Bracken...

The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of the National Institutes of Health, today announced awards to establish four Cooperative Research Centers (CRCs) focused on developing...

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued a health alert Friday due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination of l’Explorateur soft ripened cheese. The pasteurized, cow’s milk cheese...

A recently published study from Iowa State University medical entomologists found transmission of West Nile virus most often occurs in Iowa’s western counties, where the data also found the heaviest...

A new study shows that vaccination may reduce the impact of white-nose syndrome in bats, marking a milestone in the international fight against one of the most destructive wildlife diseases in modern...

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced today the approval of Dengvaxia, the first vaccine approved for the prevention of dengue disease caused by all dengue virus serotypes (1, 2, 3 and 4) in...

In a follow-up on the outbreak of Shigella infections in Guam, The Department of Public Health and Social Services (DPHSS) reports the outbreak continues to grow. In 2019, in only four months, Guam has...

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Mavyret (glecaprevir and pibrentasvir) tablets to treat all six genotypes of hepatitis C virus (HCV) in children ages 12 to 17. Mavyret was previously...

The line between the human herpes simplex viruses – HSV-1 and HSV-2 – is blurrier than previously thought, according to a new study published this week  in The Journal of Infectious Diseases. Researchers...

The North Dakota Department of Agriculture (NDDA) and the North Dakota Department of Health (NDDoH) are reminding the public to be aware of the risk of rabies. Rabies is a viral infection that affects...