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...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Effective pharmacologic treatments for COVID-19 remains a challenge. The Randomised Evaluation of COVID-19 Therapy (RECOVERY) trial showed dexamethasone, a steroid,...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Ivermectin is an anti-parasitic drug mostly used in veterinary medicine, especially treating worm infestations. In April 2020, researchers using laboratory methods...

Peer reviewed by medical experts that included three U.S. government senior scientists and published in the American Journal of Therapeutics, the research is the most comprehensive review of the available...