By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 Health officials in Jefferson County, Colorado report a cat has tested positive for the plague bacteria in Evergreen, near Bergen Mountain Road and Stagecoach Boulevard and close...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Biopharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercializing vaccines, Dynavax Technologies Corporation, and the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) announced...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews On 29 August 2021, the Public Health, Epidemiological Surveillance and Response Department of the Ministry of Health, Madagascar received an alert from Arivonimamo...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In a follow-up on a report two weeks ago, on August 29, in the Itasy region, Arivonimamo health district, an alert was received by the health authorities regarding...

The Wyoming Department of Health (WDH) announced Wednesday the detection of a rare but serious case of pneumonic plague in a northern Fremont County resident. Plague is a bacterial infection that can...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In a follow-up to a report Saturday, the World Health Organization (WHO) says on August 29, in the Itasy region, in the Arivonimamo health district, an alert was received...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Seven people, including a child, died from this pneumonic plague between August 25 and 30, according to a Russian media report citing the local Ministry of Health. Three...

By NewsDesk @bactiman63 Boston-based biopharmaceutical company, Paratek Pharmaceuticals announced the novel, once-daily oral and intravenous antibiotic NUZYRA® (omadacycline) has recently been added...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Health Commission of Ningxia has reported a confirmed bubonic plague case in capital Yinchuan, imported from North China’s Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region. The...

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By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews On today’s show, I look at some of the most interested stories in infectious diseases during the past week. The Naegleria fowleri case in northern California,...