There has been an awful lot of going back and forth over the appropriateness of naming or calling a disease by the location in which it was first found. In this video, I demonstrate using thirty infectious...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In this video, I look at the current situation with the dengue fever outbreak in the South American country of Paraguay. Philippines: 17th polio case reported since...

Nigerian health officials are battling a Lassa fever outbreak in early 2020 where more than 250 confirmed cases and 40 deaths have been reported. Country and global officials say an annual upsurge in the...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In this video, I look at some of the latest news and numbers, one month into the 2019 Novel coronavirus epidemic (2019-nCoV). Tonga continues to report measles...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In this video update on the 2019 Novel coronavirus outbreak, the news keeps pouring in and in this video report we see the 4th 2019-NoCv case reported in the US–this...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In this video, I try to do an update with the rapidly-fired information that is put out daily on the Wuhan City, China novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) outbreak. I show...

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...