Fully vaccinating children reduces the risk of hospitalization associated with influenza by 54%, according to a study by researchers at the University of Michigan, the Clalit Research Institute, and Ben-Gurion...

An international team of scientists has synthetically engineered mosquitoes that halt the transmission of the dengue virus. Led by biologists at the University of California San Diego, the research team...

Taenia solium–also called pork tapeworm–is a parasite which causes disease around the world, particularly in very poor communities with deficient santiation and where pigs roam free. Researchers...

The first animal study of a pig virus’ potential to jump to another species shows that the virus, once introduced to a select group of birds, is easily transmitted to healthy chickens and turkeys. The...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Health officials in Karachi, Pakistan reported 16 Naegleria fowleri infections/deaths (primary amoebic meningoencephalitis [PAM]) in 2019. In fact, more cases of N....

A new Penn Medicine study puts researchers within closer reach of vaccines that can protect infants against infections by overcoming a mother’s antibodies, which are known to shut down immune defenses...

The Lancet Infectious Diseases recently published the results of an observational study led by researchers on Children’s Hospital Colorado Infectious Disease and Neurology teams, along with counterparts...

Researchers from the universities of Regensburg, Munich, Giessen, and Freiburg, the Bernhard Nocht Institute for Tropical Medicine in Hamburg and the Friedrich-Loeffler-Institut (FLI) provided new insights...

Bacterial exposure has been identified as a potential environmental risk factor in developing ceeliac disease, a hereditary autoimmune-like condition that affects about one in 70 Australians. It is estimated...

A novel nanoparticle vaccine that combines two major influenza proteins is effective in providing broad, long-lasting protection against influenza virus in mice, showing promise as a universal flu vaccine,...