By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Mississippi state health authorities issued a health alert Friday due to increased Poison Control calls due to ivermectin ingestion and potential toxicity. The...

A licensed drug normally used to treat abnormal levels of fatty substances in the blood could reduce infection caused by the SARS-CoV-2 virus by up to 70 per cent, reveals a study in the laboratory by...

AbbVie announced Friday that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved DALVANCE® (dalbavancin) for the treatment of acute bacterial skin and skin structure infections (ABSSSI) in pediatric...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved fexinidazole as the first all-oral treatment for both stages of sleeping sickness (human African trypanosomiasis). Fexinidazole was...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Morristown, NJ pharmaceutical company, Melinta Therapeutics announced this week that their lipoglycopeptide antibiotic, KIMYRSA™ (oritavancin), is now commercially...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Lupin Pharmaceuticals supplemental New Drug Application (sNDA) to expand the use of SOLOSEC® (secnidazole)...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Biopharmaceutical company, Qpex Biopharma, announced this week the initiation of a Phase 1 study of QPX9003, a next generation intravenous (IV)-administered synthetic...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews TP-05 is designed to kill infected ticks attached to the human body before they can transmit the Borrelia bacteria that causes Lyme disease Late clinical-stage biopharmaceutical...

An experimental, lab-made antibody can completely prevent nonhuman primates from being infected with the monkey form of HIV, new research published in Nature Communications shows. The results will inform...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The U.S. Food and Drug Administration Friday approved Tembexa (brincidofovir) to treat smallpox. Although the World Health Organization declared smallpox, a contagious...