NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Research conducted by Douglas Watts, Ph.D., professor of biological sciences at The University of Texas at El Paso, has found COVID-19 present in white-tailed deer in...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Since the introduction of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus-2 (SARS-CoV-2) in March 2020, South Africa has experienced three epidemic waves with the Beta...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Guinea worm disease is usually caught by drinking water containing water fleas that carry the parasite larvae. The worms mate and grow inside the body, and after 10-14...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Summary of findings: Vaccine effectiveness: The two-dose Pfizer-BioNTech vaccination provides 70% protection against severe complications of COVID-19 requiring hospitalization,...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Combining two agents to block a parasitic worm’s life cycle boosted survival from a potentially deadly tropical disease to 85% in animal models, far better than either...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Tube samples of Omicron, however, do further propose its “significant” capability to evade protection from previous infection and, potentially, even third vaccine...

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...