By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Ministry of Health Malaysia (MOH) reports one additional death of rabies case among humans in Sarawak, which was confirmed positive on 11 May 2021. The case is...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Effective pharmacologic treatments for COVID-19 remains a challenge. The Randomised Evaluation of COVID-19 Therapy (RECOVERY) trial showed dexamethasone, a steroid,...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Malaysia Ministry of Health reported a human rabies death in Sarawak, which was confirmed positive on 5 May 2021. The 45-year-old female citizen was living in...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Malaysia Ministry of Health reported 6,976 new COVID-19 cases on Sunday, making it a new daily record and bringing the country total to 512,091 cumulative cases. In...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Ivermectin is an anti-parasitic drug mostly used in veterinary medicine, especially treating worm infestations. In April 2020, researchers using laboratory methods...

By Teddy Cambosa Ahead of the observance of the World Malaria Day, marked annually on 25 April, the World Health Organization has launched a new initiative to halt transmission of the disease in 25 more...

Takeda Pharmaceutical Company announced recently that the European Medicines Agency (EMA) has accepted the Company’s filing packages for its dengue vaccine candidate (TAK-003) which is being investigated...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 The Malaysia Ministry of Health (MOH) has reported two additional confirmed cases of rabies among humans in Sarawak. Both the patients died. The first case of rabies was a 52...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a travel alert this week due to polio outbreaks in several countries in Asia. Polio outbreaks have been...

By News Desk  @bactiman63 Brazil was the country with the most dengue fever cases in 2020, hitting a total of 1,418,296 cases, more than half the cases seen in the Americas last year (2,245,733). Following...