By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The San Diego Zoo reported Friday that a male snow leopard is suspected to be positive for SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. The big...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Taiwan Animal and Plant Quarantine Bureau announced this week the first positive case of yellow-throated marten rabies in the country. To...

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Recovered COVID-19 patients retain broad and effective longer-term immunity to the disease, suggests a recent Emory University study, which is the most comprehensive of its kind so...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 Researchers from several Malaysian universities looked at using molecular techniques to see if human infections with simian malaria parasites were present among...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Nigerian health officials continue to report an increase in cholera cases across the country. In the week ending July 11, eight states and Federal...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 The Philippines Department of Health (DOH) reported an additional 55 Delta (B.1.617.2) variant cases Monday, bringing the total to 119. Of the 55 new Delta variant...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Health authorities in Volyn Oblast report a tularemia case in a woman from the village of Sadiv in Lutsk district. According to the results of...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Ukraine health officials reported this week a fatal case of botulism in Chernihiv region. The patient was a 74-year-old man who fell ill after...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 GlaxoSmithKline today announced that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Shingrix (Zoster Vaccine Recombinant, Adjuvanted) for the prevention...

AbbVie announced Friday that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved DALVANCE® (dalbavancin) for the treatment of acute bacterial skin and skin structure infections (ABSSSI)...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 The Government of Amapá confirmed Wednesday one death from yellow fever in the city of Macapá. The patient was a 21-year-old man who was hospitalized at the Oswaldo...

By Robert Herriman  @infectiousdiseasenews There has been a surge in mucormycosis cases, aka the “black fungus”, in India. Why mucormycosis and why India? Is it linked...