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...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews On Wednesday, Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont  signed into law legislation that updates Connecticut’s immunization requirements for students...

Flushing a toilet can generate large quantities of microbe-containing aerosols depending on the design, water pressure or flushing power of the toilet. A variety of pathogens are usually...

Bay Area Lyme Foundation today announced results of a study demonstrating that adult Western black-legged ticks (Ixodes pacificus) carrying Borrelia burgdorferi, the bacterium that...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) reported six additional confirmed Lassa fever cases last week, bringing the country total to 247...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Minister of State for Sustainability and the Environment, Mr. Desmond Tan, urged members of the public to stay vigilant and continue their...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 In a follow-up on the avian influenza outbreak situation in Germany, the Friedrich-Loeffler Institute (FLI) reports around 1,200 HPAIV H5 cases in wild birds...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Junta de Castilla y León, through the General Directorate of Public Health and its Epidemiology Service, has confirmed a case of Crimean-Congo...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews 100 porcupine quills, which may pose an animal and human virus threat, were seized by U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agriculture specialists...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews On Wednesday, Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont  signed into law legislation that updates Connecticut’s immunization requirements for students...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews According to a cidadeverde.com report, The Municipal Health Foundation (FMS) confirmed the first case of Oropouche fever in the city of Teresina...

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...