By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The pneumonia outbreak in Wuhan, Hubei province, China has been a rapidly moving and fluid news story with new information coming out on a daily basis. In this video,...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In late December 2019, antibiotic development and commercialization company, Melinta Therapeutics, Inc. initiated a voluntary Chapter 11 process to effectuate restructuring...

By NewsDesk   @bactiman63 For the send year in a row, Japanese health officials reported more than 6,000 syphilis cases in the country, about 10 time what was seen in 2010. In this video, I look at...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In this video, I take a look at the rare, viral infection in humans, and cows for that matter, cowpox. I look at the infection in cattle, in humans and in cats–the...

By NewsDesk   @bactiman63 The CDC says the United States saw an average of 7 human Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE) over the past decade; however, in 2019 that number was at least five times higher. EEE...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews According to Chinese officials, there has been 5 human plague cases in China in 2019. In this video, the third on this topic in less than a month, I look at the case...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews A recent fatal case of Capnocytophaga canimorsus in a 63-year-old, immunocompetent German man led me to do this reminder video on this potentially lethal bacterium. In...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Is hepatitis A and the large outbreaks in the US the ‘Rodney Dangerfield’ of infectious diseases in America? There was a recent article that listed the...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews One of the most tragic and preventable outbreak situations on the globe in the measles outbreak on the Pacific island of Samoa. In this video, I go over the most...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The World Health Organization (WHO) put out a report this week that shows that some 440,000 measles cases have been reported during the past 10 months or so in 2019. In...