Here is a look at some interesting infectious disease and health news, opinion and research reported across the globe: Chief medical officer’s Lyme disease retweet likely violated policy — legal...

Here are the top five posts on Outbreak News Today for the week Jan. 12 through Jan. 18: 5. The Naegleria fowleri interviews The Top 5 post of the week was a collection of radio show and podcast interviews...

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is working with public health, agricultural, and academic experts to understand the possible threat posed by the spread of the Asian longhorned tick (Haemaphysalis...

Ticks are hardy little brutes that can go as long as a year without a meal. Now scientists at the University of Cincinnati say the hungrier ticks are, the harder they try to find you or other hosts. The...

New data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) show tickborne diseases are again on the rise. In 2017, state and local health departments reported a record number of cases of tickborne...

Lyme disease is the most common tick-borne disease in North America and its incidence has risen sharply in the last decade. Since its progression depends on environmental factors, increases in daily temperatures,...

There were 959 probable and confirmed cases of Lyme disease reported in Ontario in 2017. This was three times higher than the 5-year (2012–2016) average of 313, according to surveillance published...

Here are the top five posts on Outbreak News Today for the week Sept 22 through Sept 28: 5. HIV: Rare father-to-son transmission reported in study In this rare, obscure case of HIV transmission from...

The USDA’s National Veterinary Services Laboratory (NVSL) has confirmed that the Asian Longhorned tick (Haemaphysalis longicornis) was discovered in Somerset County, making it the seventh county in New...

New York City health officials recently announced a recently recognized invasive tick species now found in parts of the United States was for the first time in New York City. The tick, Haemaphysalis...