NewsDesk @bactiman63 Today, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) published an article in their weekly Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) offering more information on the imported...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 The United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) has confirmed the presence of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) in...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 Children previously infected with COVID-19 develop natural circulating antibodies that last for at least seven months, according to a new study led by researchers at UTHealth Houston. The...

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NewsDesk @bactiman63 Chagas disease is also known as “American Trypanosomiasis.” It’s caused by a blood parasite called Trypanosoma cruzi, which is transmitted by kissing bugs. Chagas disease affects...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced it is investigating consumer complaints of Cronobacter sakazakii and Salmonella Newport infections. These complaints include three...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Research conducted by Douglas Watts, Ph.D., professor of biological sciences at The University of Texas at El Paso, has found COVID-19 present in white-tailed deer in...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Health officials in Harris County, Texas are reporting the first COVID-19 Omicron-variant associated death in the County. The death reported was of a man between the...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The first known Texas case of the COVID-19 “Omicron” B.1.1.529 variant has been identified in a resident of Harris County. The case, a woman in her 40s from...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 Texas state health officials report investigating a case of rabies in a child who was bitten by a bat. The child is a resident of Medina County and is currently receiving care...

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By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In today’s Outbreak News This Week Livestream, I’ll look at some recent polio news to include a circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus 2 (cVDPV2) case...