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In this latest livestream, I look at Baylisascaris procyonis, or the raccoon roundworm. Trichinosis cases reported in Córdoba, Argentina; Linked to salami and chorizo Michigan reports EEE in Livingston...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Fifty-nine cases of dirofilariasis, spread through mosquito bites, were detected in Russia in 2020, according to the Rospotrebnadzor. In Russia, two types of dirofilariasis...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In a follow-up on a report out of Tehama County, California, the young child that contracted the dangerous amoebic parasite, Naegleria fowleri, last week, has passed. The...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 The Integrated Provincial Health Office in South Cotabato in the southern Philippines report intensifying surveillance and case-finding activities against filariasis to keep the province...

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...