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By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews On Wednesday, The CDC issued a health advisory about a multistate melioidosis investigation involving three individuals with no travel history during recent months. Oakland...

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By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The first two Naegleria fowleri cases/deaths were recently reported in Karachi, Pakistan. This has become something we see more frequently from the city each summer. In...

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By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews A recent report on Amarin TV discusses the death of a Thai professor who contracted the bacterial infection, Streptococcus suis from cutting her hand while preparing...

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By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In a recent CBC report, it talks about a family who sought out early treatment for the raccoon roundworm, Baylisascaris procyonis, after their toddler ingested raccoon...

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By Robert Herriman  @infectiousdiseasenews There has been a surge in mucormycosis cases, aka the “black fungus”, in India. Why mucormycosis and why India? Is it linked to the COVID-19 pandemic?...

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By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 On the first episode of Outbreak News This Week, I look at the big turnaround by the WHO on lockdowns, some good news. On Oct. 4, The Great Barrington Declaration was established...

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Variant Creutzfeldt–Jakob disease (vCJD) was identified in a technician who had cut her thumb while handling brain sections of mice infected with adapted BSE 7.5 years earlier. In this video, I do a...

South America, while a late bloomer in this COVID-19 pandemic, is seeing cases rise rapidly earning the moniker- The New Coronavirus Epicenter. Brazil reached a grim milestone today surpassing the 1,000,000...

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By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy (CIDRAP) started publishing “COVID-19: The CIDRAP Viewpoint.” They say they’ll be publishing...

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By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In this video report, I look at the coronavirus disease, or COVID-19 outbreak situation in South America. The last continent to report a case is now surpassed 200,000...