By Glenn Laverack, PhD Here are ten things we must do better in health promotion during the COVID-19 outbreak: 1. We must better protect frontline workers. Frontline workers including health professionals...

The coronavirus crisis has introduced a lot of new words into daily vocabulary — words such as pandemic and asymptomatic and acronyms like PPE. All can be found in the dictionary or on websites for the...

By Glenn Laverack, PhD The ongoing pandemic of the COVID-19 coronavirus is the largest since the ‘Spanish Flu’ 100 years ago and probably the single largest public health intervention ever. Until...

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 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...

During a press briefing at United Nations Information Service in Geneva, the following was commemorated: Dr. Rosamund Lewis, Head of the Smallpox Secretariat at the World Health Organization (WHO), said...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Democratic Republic of Congo: Ebola Virus Disease – External Situation Report 67 Over the last three months, there has been a steady decrease in confirmed cases...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Measles in Fiji To date the measles outbreak is confined to the Serua/Namosi Subdivision, and specifically the Wailali Settement in Wainadoi. A Measles Taskforce has...

Rabies in the Americas (RITA) has announced an upcoming webinar scheduled for November 1, from 9 am-1230 pm CDT, which will go over recent World Health Organization (WHO) recommendations on human rabies...