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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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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...

Here we’ll take a look at some other news going on across the globe: Notes from the Field: Delays in Identification and Treatment of a Case of Septicemic Plague — Navajo County, Arizona, 2020 On...

CDC: Delta as contagious as chickenpox The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) say the Delta variant (B1617.2) is as contagious as chickenpox in an internal document leaked to the Washington...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In today’s New England Journal of Medicine Images in Medicine portion, two ophthalmologists from the Royal Free Hospital in London report on a case of orbital...

By Teddy Cambosa Ahead of the observance of the World Malaria Day, marked annually on 25 April, the World Health Organization has launched a new initiative to halt transmission of the disease in 25 more...

By News Desk  @bactiman63 Noma (from the Greek: “to devour”), aka cancrum oris is an orofacial gangrene, mainly occurring in malnourished children debilitated by disease and living in the...

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By Robert Herriman  @bactiman63 Most years, I put out an end of year list of the Top 10 infectious disease news stories; however, this year is different with COVID-19. Instead, I want to do a Top 10 list...