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By Robert Herriman  @infectiousdiseasenews Not only was Dec. 31, 2019 the end of the year, but it was also the end of the 2010s decade (Jan. 1, 2010-Dec. 31, 2019). In this post, I list what I believe...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Now that 2019 is officially over and all the data has been tabulated, the numbers are available to create the “Most Viewed Stories of 2019” on the website....

By NewsDesk   @bactiman63 In this end-of-year podcast, I rank what I believe to be the 10 most important infectious disease news stories of 2019. Related podcasts:  Inside the Hot Zone with Dr Mark...

By Robert Herriman  @bactiman63 As 2019 comes to a close, the number of big, important infectious disease news and outbreak was in no shortage since January. So, it becomes my annual task to try to...

By NewsDesk   @bactiman63 The following are the latest case totals for dengue fever and chikungunya in Thailand through December 16 this year: Dengue fever Since the beginning of the year, the Thailand...

By NewsDesk   @bactiman63 For the send year in a row, Japanese health officials reported more than 6,000 syphilis cases in the country, about 10 time what was seen in 2010. In this video, I look at...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In this video, I take a look at the rare, viral infection in humans, and cows for that matter, cowpox. I look at the infection in cattle, in humans and in cats–the...

By NewsDesk   @bactiman63 The CDC says the United States saw an average of 7 human Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE) over the past decade; however, in 2019 that number was at least five times higher. EEE...

In his first hand account of the United States Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases (USAMRIID), physician and retired Army Colonel, Mark Kortepeter, MD pens the edge of you seat book,...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews This week, the World Health Organization (WHO) released the World Malaria Report 2019, which details the situation of the parasitic disease globally in 2018. In this...