By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) is reporting one laboratory-confirmed case of the mumps affecting one off-campus Western Illinois University student in Macomb. Health...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported one human infection with a novel influenza A virus in Wisconsin. This person was infected with an influenza A(H3N2)...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews South Carolina health officials announced today the detection of two cases associated with the SARS-CoV-2 variant that first emerged recently in South Africa. These...

The Prince George’s County Health Department issued a rabies alert after concerns that animals or people may have been exposed to a rabid raccoon in Fairmount Heights. According to health officials,...

A new online dashboard, created by NYU Professor Alexej Jerschow, brings together COVID-19 data from U.S. states and countries around the world to compare cases, deaths, vaccines, and testing in a visual,...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 Earlier this month, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) published new estimates on Lyme disease in the United States and showed an estimated 476,000 people are...

By News Desk  @bactiman63 Minnesota health officials announced Monday that its Public Health Laboratory has found the variant of the SARS-CoV-2 virus known as the Brazil P.1 variant in a specimen from...

By News Desk  @bactiman63 The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said Monday that that on any given day in 2018, 1 in 5 people in the U.S. had a sexually transmitted infection (STI) and...

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Cabenuva (cabotegravir and rilpivirine, injectable formulation) as a complete regimen for the treatment of human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1)...

By News Desk  @bactiman63 Viruses constantly change through mutation, and new variants of a virus are expected to occur over time, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reminds us. The...