NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Just days after 3-year-old Asian elephant, Thorn, died from elephant endotheliotropic herpesvirus (EEHV) at the ABQ BioPark Zoo in Albuquerque, New Mexico, zoo officials...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Oregon state health officials reported the state’s first cases of Candida auris, a serious fungal infection that is often resistant to multiple antifungal medicines. The...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Louisiana Department of Health (LDH) estimates the proportion of Omicron cases in the state is 88.5% for the week ending December 25. They do note that the estimate...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews A Gooding County man older than 65 years of age has been reported as the first influenza-related death of the 2021-22 season. “The Idaho Department of Health and Welfare...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Pennsylvania Department of Health (DOH) issued a health advisory last week concerning invasive Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) infections among unvaccinated children. As...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Tragedy has hit the ABQ BioPark Zoo in Albuquerque, New Mexico again. Zoo officials say Thorn, a three-year-old male elephant at the zoo, died in the early morning hours...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews A new antibody discovered in the blood of some people vaccinated against or infected with influenza can recognize a broad variety of flu viruses Scientists at Scripps...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Scientists have detected infection by at least three variants of the virus that causes COVID-19 in free-ranging white-tailed deer in six northeast Ohio locations, the...

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 Ohio officials reported Thursday on the first case of Powassan Virus Disease (POW) in the state in Columbiana County. The patient, a resident of the Lisbon area was suspected...