By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 In a report posted on the infectious disease website, ProMED-Mail Friday, officials in Munich reported a case of  urogenital schistosomiasis in a 49-year-old German man with...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 The European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) reports that 18 autochthonous, or locally acquired dengue fever cases have been reported on the continent in two...

Specialty vaccine company, Valneva, today announced that the European Medicines Agency (EMA) has granted PRIority MEdicines (PRIME) designation for its single-shot Phase 3 chikungunya vaccine candidate...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 Public Health France said Friday that circulation of SARS-CoV-2 continues at a high level on the mainland. The number of confirmed cases, the positive rates of samples, especially...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 Health officials in Spain are reporting an increase in COVID-19 cases, prompting the government to reinstitute lockdowns in cities like Madrid. During the past two weeks, Spain...

Eveliqure Biotechnologies GmbH, an Austrian biotechnology company, today announces the initiation of clinical testing for its ShigETEC vaccine candidate, with the dosing of the first subject in a Phase...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Robert Koch Institute (RKI) is reporting (computer translated) an increase in cases of tick-borne encephalitis (TBE) year to date in Germany. Through Sept. 7,...

What started off as basic research 25 years ago has now lead to a successfully approved drug: The entry blocker bulevirtide (brand name Hepcludex, formerly known as Myrcludex B), jointly developed by researchers...

In a new survey of the origins of SARS-CoV-2 in returning travelers, three main genetic groups of the virus have been identified. The study shows that the infection is likely to have entered Sweden from...

An infection with Chagas disease is only possible in Latin America since the insect species that spread the disease only occur there. Scientists at Goethe University and the Senckenberg Society for Natural...