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The prevalence of Lyme disease is increasing in the United States, spiking significantly between 2016 and 2017, and has spread to all 50 United States and the District of Columbia, according to a new...

The Hajj, or pilgrimage to Mecca, Saudi Arabia, is one of the world’s largest mass gatherings. In 2018, Hajj will take place from about August 19 to August 24. Because of the crowds, mass gatherings...

Obesity, which increases influenza disease severity, also extends by about 1.5 days how long influenza A virus is shed from infected adults compared to non-obese adults, according to a multi-year study...

Researchers at Vanderbilt University Medical Center and their colleagues are a step closer to developing a broadly effective antibody treatment against the three major Ebola viruses that cause lethal disease...

The strategy used by the Oropouche virus to replicate in human cells has been described for the first time by researchers at the University of São Paulo (USP) in Brazil and international collaborators...

Alabama Department of Agriculture & Industries Commissioner John McMillan has announced that three horses have tested positive for Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) by the department’s diagnostic...

myLymeTest™, supplier of home sample collection kits for direct-to-consumer Lyme disease testing, has expanded distribution into Canada as part of the company’s continuing efforts to bring simple,...

The Wyoming Department of Health (WDH) is reminding Teton County residents and others across the state to take steps to prevent tularemia after an infected animal was found recently in the Wilson area. A...

The World Health Organization (WHO) fully supports China’s National Drug Administration’s (NDA’s) actions to withhold the problematic batches of rabies vaccine and ensure they are not placed on the...

The Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security is offering an expenses-paid fellowship for emerging biosecurity leaders from around the world to attend SynBioBeta 2018: The Global Synthetic Biology Summit and...