The Health Commissioner of Bayannaoer in Inner Mongolia, China has reported (computer translated) a suspect case of bubonic plague. No information about the patient has been released. This has prompted...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Peru Ministry of Health (Minsa) reports in an update today that the country COVID-19 case count has topped 300,000. As of July 5, 2020, 302,718 positive COVID-19...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Brazilian health officials report that as of Saturday, 1,577,004 confirmed COVID-19 cases have been reported with the additional 37,923 registered in the last 24 hours. Authorities...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Just like the COVID-19 outbreak, the addition of new cases and deaths from dengue hemorrhagic fever (DHF) continues. In addition, areas with many dengue cases are...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Global health officials have reported 61 Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) cases since the beginning of the year. The cases have been reported...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Italian officials are reporting a cat tested positive for Lyssavirus in the municipality of Arezzo. Lyssavirus is closely related to the rabies virus. The cat’s...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The European Regional Polio Eradication Certification Commission (RCC) has assessed the risk of transmission in the event of the importation of wild poliovirus or...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Philippines Department of Health (DOH) reported 1,531 additional COVID-19 cases today–688 “fresh cases” and 843 “late cases”. This...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) reports that the number of malaria cases in the island country has risen in 2020 compared to 2019...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In a follow-up on the Yersinia enterocolitica O3 outbreak that started in mid-May in Norway, health officials are now saying based on an analysis of patient interviews...