NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews A week after Denmark said they are no longer categorizing COVID-19 as a “socially critical disease”, The Swedish Public Health Agency said it had reassessed...

By

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...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews A new study from MIT suggests that the dozens of mutations in the spike protein of the Omicron variant help it to evade all four of the classes of antibodies that can...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews According to the Republic of Serbia Ministry of Health, a total of 1,697,012 confirmed cases of COVID-19 were registered in the Republic of Serbia by 3 pm on February...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Japan health officials reported 62,613 new COVID-19 cases Tuesday, becoming the first time daily cases in Japan topped the 60,000 case mark. The previous high daily cases...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Masks, physical distancing, good hygiene, and ventilation can help reduce the transmission of COVID-19 in public places. But even when these measures are taken, scientists...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews A recent study looked at the strength, durability and breadth of neutralizing antibody responses generated by breakthrough infections in individuals vaccinated against...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Nghe An Department of Health in Quynh Luu district reported this week on several outbreaks linked to “underground” karaoke bars. The four outbreaks...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews People who are infected with the omicron variant have a 36% lower risk of being admitted to the hospital than those who are infected with the delta variant. It shows...

The Omicron variant sub-lineage known as BA.2 has been designated a variant under investigation ( VUI-22JAN-01) by the UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA). Overall, the original Omicron lineage, BA.1,...