By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In search of treatment for Chagas disease, which kills thousands each year, Cal State Fullerton infectious disease researchers have discovered an important new mechanism...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The National Campaign for Mass Deworming for Schoolchildren (CNDME), with the slogan “Jaitýke Sevo´i”, has been implemented since 2013 and covers educational...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Lupin Pharmaceuticals supplemental New Drug Application (sNDA) to expand the use of SOLOSEC® (secnidazole)...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews According to the World Health Organization (WHO), Visceral Leishmaniasis (VL) is endemic in some areas of Chad. Sporadic cases of leishmaniasis have been reported...

Dole Diversified North America, Inc. is recalling a limited number of cases of Dole™ Fresh Blueberries packaged in a variety of clamshell sizes for potential Cyclospora contamination. Description Dole...

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By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The first two Naegleria fowleri cases/deaths were recently reported in Karachi, Pakistan. This has become something we see more frequently from the city each summer. In...

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By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In a recent CBC report, it talks about a family who sought out early treatment for the raccoon roundworm, Baylisascaris procyonis, after their toddler ingested raccoon...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Pakistan has been a hotspot for infections with the “brain-eating amoeba”, Naegleria fowleri in recent years and now officials are reporting two more...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews A rare parasitic infection imported from Europe continues to take root in Alberta, Canada. The province is now the North American hotspot for human alveolar echinococcosis...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews A suspected case of Guinea worm disease, or dracunculiasis, is being investigated in Agorkpoe Eloekope Community, North Tongu District, Volta Region in Ghana. The...