Here are the top five posts on Outbreak News Today for the week Sept 22 through Sept 28: 5. HIV: Rare father-to-son transmission reported in study In this rare, obscure case of HIV transmission from...

Here are the top five posts on Outbreak News Today for the week Sept 15 through Sept 21: 5.  Michigan: Severe respiratory illness cluster investigated in Upper Peninsula Making a reappearance into...

Here are the top five posts on Outbreak News Today for the week Sept 8 through Sept 14: 5. Papua New Guinea: First polio case reported in Port Moresby The report covered the first circulating vaccine-derived...

Here are the top five posts on Outbreak News Today for the week Sept 1 through Sept 7: 5. Myanmar rabies: 18 deaths recorded at Yangon hospital The Yangon General Hospital in Myanmar reported 18 human...

Here are the top five posts on Outbreak News Today for the week Aug. 25 through Aug. 31: 5. CDC reports four additional human infections with novel influenza A viruses This week we saw the Centers for...

Man and dog – a relationship that is nearly as old as time itself. Protector of our homes, pulling our sleds, finding missing people in rubble after an earthquake, dogs have been invaluable to the...

Millions of people across the globe, including in our own backyard, are living with a viral hepatitis infection and may not even know it. Experts at Baylor College of Medicine say awareness and diagnosis...

Dirofilaria repens is a filarial nematode that affects dogs and other carnivores. As with other filaria species, mosquitoes transmit infectious microfilariae. Humans may become infected as aberrant...

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Nipah virus (NiV) is an emerging and serious viral zoonotic disease that carries with it a high case fatality rate (in the ballpark of 70% or more). NiV is an enveloped RNA virus and along with Hendra...

By Ian M. Mackay, PhD What is HTLV-1? HTLV-1 is a human delta retrovirus assigned to the genusDeltaretrovirus, species Primate T-lymphotropic virus 1 [5]. It was first described in 1980.[10] Soon thereafter...