By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Japan’s National Institute of Infectious Diseases in Tokyo has reported 4,168 syphilis cases through September 30. This is the fifth straight year the country...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 In a follow-up on the news of the death of 6-year-old Texas boy, Josiah McIntyre, from infection with the brain-eating amoeba, Naegleria fowleri, city of Lake Jackson officials...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 The India Ministry of Health is now reporting more than 7 million total confirmed COVID-19 cases, the second country to reach this level. Of the total of 7,053,806 cases, 6,077,976,...

A clinical trial to test the safety, tolerability and efficacy of a combination treatment regimen for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) consisting of the antiviral remdesivir plus a highly concentrated...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 Public Health France said Friday that circulation of SARS-CoV-2 continues at a high level on the mainland. The number of confirmed cases, the positive rates of samples, especially...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 The Brazil Ministry of Health reported 27,444 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours, bringing the country total to 5,055,888 confirmed cases of the disease, remaining the 3rd...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 Since the beginning of the year, 61 total Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) cases have been reported through October 6, mostly in Saudi Arabia. No new...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 The Oklahoma Department of Health has reported dramatic increases in primary and secondary (P&S) syphilis in women in recent years, as well as increases in congenital syphilis. From...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 COVID-19 The Department of Health (DOH) reported 2,363 new confirmed COVID-19 cases today, bringing the country’s outbreak total to 331,869. More than 4 million COVID-19...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 Thailand health officials have reported 61,662 total dengue fever cases to date in 2020 from all 77 provinces. To date, 41 deaths have been recorded. Mae Hong Son province in...