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,...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews El Paso County, Colorado health officials report a dog tested positive for plague following a probable exposure near the Divide Trail Loop at Hayden Divide Park in...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews New research from the University of Florida explains how a family of bacteria called Yersinia infects the body so successfully. Yersinia bacteria, a family that includes...

  By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) is now reporting laboratory confirmed reports of plague in animals and fleas from six counties–...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews According to a report in the Durango Herald today, local health officials say a sample of fleas collected in south central La Plata County has tested positive for...