By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews A recent survey conducted by Sweden’s Public Health Authority shows that the vast majority of the population has adapted their daily lives during the pandemic...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Swedish Public Health Authority released the results of the second national survey of ongoing infection with a total of 2,933 participants, which showed an estimated...

In a new survey of the origins of SARS-CoV-2 in returning travelers, three main genetic groups of the virus have been identified. The study shows that the infection is likely to have entered Sweden from...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Norway’s Institute of Public Health reports investigating an increased incidence of the gastrointestinal bacterium, Yersinia enterocolitica O3. The infection...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Health officials in the Junta de Castilla y León has confirmed a case of Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever (CCHF). The confirmed case is a male who has been admitted...

An infection with Chagas disease is only possible in Latin America since the insect species that spread the disease only occur there. Scientists at Goethe University and the Senckenberg Society for Natural...

Large-scale lockdowns and other non-pharmaceutical interventions in Europe have been successful in reducing the transmission levels of SARS-CoV-2. This is the conclusion of a modelling study from Imperial...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Finnish Institute of Health and Welfare report the coronavirus epidemic has continued to slow down compared to the situation two weeks ago. The weekly average...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Swedish health authorities said last week that sampling and testing for COVID-19 infection detection in the elderly care, both among the elderly and among the staff,...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In an update on the Ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), no new cases were reported during the week May 20-26. Since the...