By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In a follow-up on the chikungunya situation in Djibouti,  on the Horn of Africa, a report in the Djiboutian Human Village magazine states (computer translated) that...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In a follow-up on the malaria epidemic in the African country of Burundi, health officials report a cumulative total of 8,571,897 malaria cases including 3,170 deaths...

Parasites in the genus Plasmodium, which cause malaria, are transmitted to humans through bites from infected mosquitoes. The parasites manage to acclimatize to these two completely different hosts because...

By NewsDesk   @bactiman63 In this end-of-year podcast, I rank what I believe to be the 10 most important infectious disease news stories of 2019. Related podcasts:  Inside the Hot Zone with Dr Mark...

By Robert Herriman  @bactiman63 As 2019 comes to a close, the number of big, important infectious disease news and outbreak was in no shortage since January. So, it becomes my annual task to try to...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In a follow-up on the malaria situation in Burundi in 2019, the World Health Organization reports a progressive increase in cases in the past year across all 46 districts...

By NewsDesk   @bactiman63 The Laos Ministry of Health has reported more than 5,600 malaria cases in 2019, a significant decrease from 2018, according to a Vientiane Times report. No deaths have been...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews This week, the World Health Organization (WHO) released the World Malaria Report 2019, which details the situation of the parasitic disease globally in 2018. In this...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Earlier this week, the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) release the latest data on malaria in the Region of the Americas. In this video, I focus on the “official”...

GSK Brazil and Medicines for Malaria Venture (MMV) today announced that the Brazilian Health Regulatory Agency (ANVISA) has granted  Marketing Authorization Approval, under Priority Review, for single-dose...