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NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In previous interviews, I’ve looked at the topic of what is a clinical laboratory scientist during the annual Lab Week observance. Today, I want to narrow the topic...

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NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Whooping cough, or pertussis was one of the most common childhood diseases and a major cause of childhood mortality in the United States in the last century. Before the...

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NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Officials with the Colombian Army reported an outbreak of the parasitic disease, Chagas disease, which infected a number of soldiers at a military base in Cesar, in northern...

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NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In today’s video, I go over a recent paper that discusses a number of viral, bacterial and prion diseases that have been linked to certain religious and non-religious...

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NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In this post, an annual tradition, I want to recognize the Top 10 most popular posts of the year on the website based on the amount of traffic received starting at number...

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NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews On November 24, 2021, South Africa reported the identification of a new SARS-CoV-2 variant, B.1.1.529, to the World Health Organization (WHO). B.1.1.529 was first detected...

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NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Mutations happen with viruses all the time and the Omicron COVID-19 variant is the latest and is receiving a lot of media attention. Today is December 1, 2021, a very...

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Lockdowns are clearly the questionable mitigation method used during the pandemic and previous studies have concluded they didn’t reduce Covid-19 deaths and resulted in large economic costs for little...

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Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) and the Chief Medical Advisor to the President, Dr. Anthony Fauci cruised the Sunday shows today and spent some time with Margaret...

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In a recent article published in the Journal of Medical Case Reports, the authors report the unusual case of a girl diagnosed with Neisseria gonorrhoeae after bathing in a heavily frequented hot pool at...