Researchers have shown that there is a low risk for healthy people to acquire Candida auris during travel. The research is presented at ASM Microbe Online, the annual meeting of the American Society...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The city government of Toyohashi, in Aichi Prefecture, Japan reported (computer translated) a imported human case of rabies. This is the first such case in Japan since...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The US Department of State updated their travel advisory for Italy Saturday. A Level 3: Reconsider Travel advisory is issued for the country as a whole advising people...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a travel advisory yesterday for Italy, in light of the growing COVID-19 outbreak in the country. Federal...

The Hawai‘i Department of Health (DOH) was notified Friday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) that an adult male who traveled to Maui from Jan. 28 to Feb. 3 and to Oahu from Feb....

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Victoria Health Chief Health Officer, Dr Brett Sutton announced two additional imported measles cases in the southeast Australian state. The latest cases are in travelers...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Last fall, a 44-year-old man from Italy was bitten on his right hand by an aggressive dog on the Island of Zanzibar, Tanzania.   The man did not receive any rabies...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In a follow-up on the malaria epidemic in the African country of Burundi, health officials report a cumulative total of 8,571,897 malaria cases including 3,170 deaths...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently issued travel notices for the African countries of Nigeria and the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC)...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued travel notices for Africa and Asia because of polio outbreaks in a number of countries on each continent. Polio...