NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews A study conducted at the University of São Paulo (USP) in Brazil suggests people previously infected by Chikungunya virus may develop partial immunity to Mayaro virus....

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Scientists around the world have been working in earnest to improve understanding of an increasingly virulent superbug, Clostridioides difficile. The highly contagious...

There is widespread global transmission of syphilis, particularly within the last 20 years, according to research published in Nature Microbiology. Researchers at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63  Researchers from the Netherlands and the United Kingdom took a deep dive into the health habits of famed fictional spy, James Bond, in a new paper published in in the journal Travel...

Six years ago, Michael Niederweis, Ph.D., described the first known toxin of the deadly pathogen Mycobacterium tuberculosis (Mtb), an exotoxin that had gone undetected for 132 years. Now Niederweis...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 Researchers have made important progress towards a new diagnostic test for schistosomiasis, which could help the World Health Organization (WHO) achieve its goal of interrupting...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 Using the same approach they recently used to create effective vaccine candidates against COVID-19 and respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), scientists are tackling another virus:...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In a presentation at the Annual Meeting of the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (ASTMH) this week, researchers working in Uganda found COVID-19...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 Researchers at the University of California, Davis and Colorado State University presented evidence at the ASTMH Annual Meeting that adding ivermectin to backyard bird feeders...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews New data indicate that mass treatment with ivermectin—a drug that was a workhorse of tropical medicine long before it emerged as a controversial COVID-19 treatment—has...