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NewsDesk @bactiman63 On today’s livestream I’ll be looking at the situation with hepatitis of unknown origin in children worldwide, MERS in Qatar, the latest from North Korea state media on...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 Lloviu virus (LLOV) – a close relative of Ebola virus– has been isolated from the first time from Schreiber’s bats in Hungary by researchers from the Medway School of Pharmacy...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 This weekend, the World Health Organization (WHO) published an outbreak overview of the acute, severe hepatitis of unknown origin in children. Here is some of that information: As...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 In a follow-up on the higher than usual rates of liver inflammation (hepatitis) in children in the United Kingdom from the beginning of the month, the European Centre for Disease...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 In a follow-up on the extensively drug-resistant (XDR) Shigella sonnei situation in Europe, the World Health Organization released a report Thursday with the latest information: The...

In a recent study published in the Journal of Hepatology last month, researchers describe the first cases of acute hepatitis related to Orthohepevirus C infection (HEV-C), also known as rat Hepatitis E...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 The European Center for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) has detected an increase in drug-resistant Shigella sonnei infections, mostly in men who have sex with men (MSM).  Currently,...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, which has slowed the spread of some types of disease; however, gonorrhea cases saw an increase from 2019 to 2020, according to the Statens...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) reported an additional 529 SARS-CoV-2 Omicron variant of concern (VOC) cases yesterday in the European...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Health officials in the European Union and European Economic Area (EU/EEA) have reported 402 total Omicron cases in 21 countries through December 9. Although cases reported...