New research from the University of Notre Dame places a new upper limit on the total number of people who could become infected by the Zika virus in the first wave of the current epidemic. The team of...

Data may help guide development of a universal flu vaccine Scientists have identified three types of vaccine-induced antibodies that can neutralize diverse strains of influenza virus that infect humans....

In collaboration with colleagues from Mexico, University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston researchers were the first to directly connect the Aedes aegypti mosquito with Zika transmission in the Americas,...

Lyme disease, caused by a spiral-shaped bacterium known as Borrelia burgdorferi (Bb), is the cause of more than 90 percent of all arthropod-borne diseases affecting humans in the United States. Arthropods...

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Unpublished research conducted by the Oswaldo Cruz Foundation (Fiocruz) in Brazil detected the presence of Zika virus in mosquito, Culex quinquefasciatus, collected in the city of Recife. This finding...

No one knows exactly how it happened. It may have entered through a cut or bite wound, the blood of a chimpanzee seeping into an exposed fingertip or forearm or foot. But in the early 1900s, probably...

Research published today in the journal, Nature Communication, provides new insights into the evolution of Mucorales fungi, which cause a fatal infection in ever-increasing segments of patient population,...

University of South Florida researchers investigating the aftermath of a September, 2014 sewer line break in St. Petersburg, Florida, have found dangerous antibiotic-resistant bacteria in the untreated...

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At least two people in China one year ago are believed to have contracted rabies after receiving kidneys from a common organ donor, according to Chinese researchers in a paper published in the journal, Emerging...

The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease recently awarded the University of Alabama at Birmingham Department of Pediatrics contracts totaling $11.5 million under its Broad Agency Announcement...