By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Following the initial reports of rare side effects after vaccination with the AstraZeneca vaccine (Vaxevria), a registry study was initiated quickly....

More than a quarter of American infants in 2018 had not received common childhood vaccines that protect them from illnesses such as polio, tetanus, measles, mumps and chicken pox, new...

Peer reviewed by medical experts that included three U.S. government senior scientists and published in the American Journal of Therapeutics, the research is the most comprehensive...

With the COVID-19 vaccines on many people’s minds, some may be surprised to learn that we do not yet have vaccines for many common infectious diseases. Take salmonella, for example,...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In South Africa, the National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD) report sequencing COVID-19 specimens from individuals with a recent travel...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The National Health Commission of the People’s Republic of China reported one new case of human infection with avian influenza A(H9N2) during...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Swedish Public Health Agency said a study in early March on blood donors from eight regions in the country revealed up to 25 percent of donors...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 The Health Department of the Basque Government has reported at least five cases of Q fever in the Baltzola caves since last December, almost all of them suffered...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Officials with the Indiana Department of Natural Resources recently learned from lab results that wild cottontail rabbit carcasses found on private...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Officials in Pike County, in northeastern Pennsylvania, released the findings of a first-of-its-kind baseline study by the Tick Borne Diseases...

Trichinella spiralis parasite

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Health officials in Argentina report that a trichinosis outbreak reported on April 27 has now affected 119 people in a number of cities and towns...

The restrictions put in place  and the resulting  social isolation from the COVID-19 pandemic has taken a toll on children’s mental and behavioral health. Joining me today to take...