Multiple tissues of the male genital tract can be infected with SARS-CoV-2, reports a new Northwestern Medicine study in large animal models. The study, in SARS-CoV-2 infected-rhesus macaques, revealed...

The COVID-19 pandemic and the significant impact of emerging variants have shown the importance of understanding viruses in as much detail as possible. Luckily there are many ways scientists can learn...

In the United States, West Nile virus circulates among wild birds, transmitted by Culex mosquitoes, which transmit West Nile virus and other viruses in the southern United States. Humans can become infected...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 In the yards behind the slaughterhouses—also called abattoirs—of Ethiopia, an ecological shift is unfolding that has echoes of similar crises all over the world. Species with...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 Even after antibiotic treatment, some Lyme disease patients suffer from an array of symptoms including neurological issues that greatly diminish their quality of life. Brain scans...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 In a groundbreaking study published this week, scientists describe how Ebola virus, which can persist in certain areas of the body, can re-emerge to cause fatal disease—even long...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 One dose of an anti-parasite drug was just as effective as two at significantly reducing the spread of scabies, the contagious, intensely itchy skin condition, according to a new...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 Wearing a face mask can help reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the community by reducing the release of respiratory droplets from asymptomatic / pre-symptomatic individuals or those...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 Beating the bite of mosquitoes this spring and summer could hinge on your attire and your skin. New research led by scientists at the University of Washington indicates that a common...

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NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In 2006, a team from Johns Hopkins University which included Tom Inglesby, Jennifer Nuzzo and the late, great smallpox eradicator and former dean of what is now the Johns...