Occitanie regional health officials have reported (computer translated) the first autochthonous, or local transmission of dengue fever in France in 2020. The case was reported in Hérault department, in...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The National Institute of Public Health in Norway is reporting a total of 53 people with confirmed COVID-19 infection on two voyages of the Hurtigruten vessel, MS...

What started off as basic research 25 years ago has now lead to a successfully approved drug: The entry blocker bulevirtide (brand name Hepcludex, formerly known as Myrcludex B), jointly developed by researchers...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Health officials in the United Kingdom have reported the first locally transmitted babesiosis case. In addition, Public Health England (PHE) saw the second ever UK-acquired...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Ukraine Ministry of Health has reported 40 cases of botulism since January, including two fatalities. Causes of botulism The cause of botulism is often products...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Norwegian Institute of Public Health (NIPH), or Folkehelseinstituttet, reported the first death in a child from hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS) from E.coli in...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Scenarios for the spread of COVID-19 The Swedish Public Health Agency has developed scenarios for what the spread of COVID-19 in Sweden could look like in the coming...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Hellenic National Public Health Organization (EODY) announced (computer translated) two human West Nile virus (WNV) cases–one each in the cities of Karditsa...

The World Health Organization (WHO) was told of one human case of infection with a swine influenza A(H1N1)v virus from Germany on 3 July. Details include the infection was detected in a 2-year old male...

The Iceland Directorate of Health reports a substantial increase in sexually transmitted infections, with syphilis cases more than doubling during the first six months of 2020. From January to June this...