By News Desk  @bactiman63 Biotechnology company, Ridgeback Biotherapeutics, announced recently that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved EbangaTM for the treatment of Ebola. Ebanga...

By News Desk  @bactiman63 Massachusetts health officials reports the first case of the COVID-19 variant B.1.1.7 , aka the UK COVID-19 variant, has been detected in the state. The individual, a female...

By News Desk  @bactiman63 A little over a week ago in North Carolina, Alamance County Animal Control was notified of a skunk that bit a dog on Fernway Drive. Alamance County Animal Control sent the skunk...

By News Desk  @bactiman63 The New Mexico Department of Health on Wednesday announced the state’s first case of the B117 coronavirus variant. A male in his 60’s has the variant; he is associated with...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 Earlier this week, New York state Senators Chuck Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand announced $16 million in federal funding for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 Members of the Gorilla Troop at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park tested positive for coronavirus and were quarantined, in the first known case of Covid-19 transmission in these...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 Health officials in Chicago and the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced the first case in Illinois of the SARS-CoV-2 variant B.1.1.7 first identified...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 A new study published in the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) journal, Emerging Infectious Diseases, estimates an average of ≈476,000 patients received a diagnosis...

By Teddy Cambosa A bacterial pneumonia outbreak, known as Legionnaires’ disease has hit a Portland-based senior housing complex, leaving 1 dead and 4 hospitalized as more than 100 residents were evacuated...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 On Monday, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced that the first confirmed case of the UK strain of COVID-19 virus in New York has been detected in Saratoga Springs. The new strain...