Lyme disease is an infection transmitted by the bite of a tick. Prompt diagnosis and early treatment helps reduce the risk of further symptoms developing. Laboratory tests check for antibodies in the...

Here is a look at some interesting infectious disease and health news, opinion and research reported across the globe: Public Health Notice — Outbreak of Salmonella illnesses linked to raw turkey and...

Biotech company, Valneva SE, announced today positive initial booster data and final Phase 1 data for its leading, unique Lyme disease vaccine candidate VLA15. To investigate whether a VLA15 booster...

Here is a look at some interesting infectious disease and health news, opinion and research reported across the globe: Chief medical officer’s Lyme disease retweet likely violated policy — legal...

Here is a look at some important infectious disease news reported across the globe: Did Charles Darwin Have Lyme Disease? During his lifetime, Charles Darwin complained of so many different ailments that...

Last May, Reps. Chris Smith (R-NJ) and Collin Peterson (D-MN) introduced HR 5878, the National Tick-Borne Diseases Control and Accountability Act. Today, it was announced that Rep, Smith would reintroduce...

Here are the top five posts on Outbreak News Today for the week Dec. 29, 2018 through Jan. 4, 2019: 5. Johns Hopkins researchers: Plant compounds may be better than current antibiotics at treating...

The biotech company, Valneva announced this month about the promising work and progress on two vaccine candidates–the mosquito borne virus, chikungunya and Lyme disease. On today’s show I am...

Here are the top five posts on Outbreak News Today for the week Dec. 22 through Dec. 28: 5. Lyme bacteria persister forms, antibiotics and essential oils with Dr. Ying Zhang My interview with Dr Ying...

It’s that time again to go over the past year and determine what I believe are the most important infectious disease and outbreak news stories. Every year this is a difficult task and 2018 is no...