NewsDesk @bactiman63 The flooding as a result of monsoon rains since mid-June in Pakistan has resulted in another public health issue–increases in dengue fever, In Sindh province...

NewsDesk @bactiman63  Health officials in Sindh province in southeastern Pakistan are reporting 39 diphtheria cases, including 10 fatalities in children during the past two months...

NewsDesk @bactiman63  Fungal diseases in the human population are on the rise, so it is important for health authorities to understand where these pathogens come from. A new study...

NewsDesk @bactiman63  Researchers from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) have developed a Zika vaccine technology that is highly effective and safe in preclinical mouse...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (NCDC) reported an additional 41 confirmed monkeypox cases the week ending September 4, bringing the country’s...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 Hong Kong health officials reported Friday a case of human infection of rat Hepatitis E virus (HEV). The case involves a 26-year-old man with underlying illnesses....

NewsDesk @bactiman63 The Kharkiv Regional Laboratory Center has registered the second case of botulism this year. According to the center, the individual is a resident of Kharkiv...

NewsDesk @bactiman63  In a follow-up on the locally-acquired dengue fever cases in metropolitan France, Public Health France reports 57 indigenous cases of dengue as of September...

NewsDesk @bactiman63  The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a food safety alert this week regarding a multistate outbreak of Listeria monocytogenes infections. Six...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 Florida state health officials have reported 37 Vibrio vulnificus cases through September 30 this year. This is up four cases since our last report 3 weeks ago. The...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 Cuba’s Ministerio de Salud Pública reported Saturday a confirmed monkeypox case in a 26-year-old male citizen from Cienfuegos province. The individual is...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 The rat lungworm parasite, Angiostrongylus cantonensis, is typically transmitted to humans via ingestion of snails or slugs.  A recent study published in One...