A new study in the Journal of Wildlife Management looks at the population estimates and management options for introduced rhesus macaques in Florida. According to researchers from the University of Florida,...

Here are the top five posts on Outbreak News Today for the week Nov. 3 through Nov. 9: 5. K-State rower, Samantha Scott, dies from rare Lemierre syndrome I address the question, What is Lemierre syndrome?...

By Jacob Tyson Lady Mary Wortley Montagu was born in 1689 and is most esteemed and accredited for her accounts and publishing’s relating to the Ottoman Empire and more specifically on the women of the...

When I recently saw headlines from various Australian and US media of a man named Sam Ballard who died years after eating a slug on a dare, the story sounded somewhat familiar. I dug around the archives...

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The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates there are 59,000 human deaths annually in over 150 countries, with 95% of cases occurring in Africa and Asia, and this is likely a underestimation. Rabies...

Here are the top five posts on Outbreak News Today for the week Oct. 27 through Nov. 2: 5. Costa Rica reports rare human rabies case Costa Rica reported their first human rabies case since 2014 in a...

In a thoroughly uninformed statement during an interview on a Fox News program hosted by business reporter Charles Payne, a former ICE agent named David Ward in discussing the Central American migrant...

Here are the top five posts on Outbreak News Today for the week Oct. 20 through Oct 26: 5. Prion expert: ‘A link between consumption of squirrel brain and human prion disease is unjustifiably speculative’ In...

Here are the top five posts on Outbreak News Today for the week Oct. 13 through Oct 19: 5. Hantavirus outbreak sickens 13, killing one in Bolivia military camp 13 military personnel were infected...

Here are the top five posts on Outbreak News Today for the week Oct. 6 through Oct 12: 5. Antibiotic overprescribing: Nearly half of outpatient prescriptions written without infection diagnosis Research...