By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Egyptian Ministry of Health and Population and the World Health Organization (WHO) released a joint statement Friday (computer translated) announcing the first...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Malaysia Ministry of Health (MOH) announced two additional COVID-19 cases Saturday. The 20th case involved a 27-year-old Chinese citizen who arrived in Malaysia...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Singapore health officials (MOH) confirmed and verified nine additional cases of COVID-19 infection. Of these, six are linked to the cluster at Grace Assembly of God...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Singapore Ministry of Health (MOH) has confirmed and verified eight additional cases of COVID-19 infection, all of which are linked to previous cases. Health...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) today confirmed an infection with Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) in Texas. The patient is among a group of people...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Japanese Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare announced today (computer translated) the first COVID-19 death in the country. The victim, a woman in her 80s from...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Ministry of Health (MOH) announced that there is one new case of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) reported today, making the cumulative number of COVID-19 cases...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Health officials in England are reporting the 9th COVID-19 case in the country and the first in London. According to Chief Medical Officer Professor Chris Whitty: “One...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported Wednesday evening on an additional infection with 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in the United States...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Nomenclature There was some activity concerning the long awaited nomenclature for the 2019 novel coronavirus and it’s related disease. On Tuesday, following...