By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Officials with the Jakarta, Indonesia government announced today that two  Sumatran tigers at the city’s Ragunan Zoo tested positive for...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In response to the recent confirmation of African Swine Fever (ASF) in the Dominican Republic, The Caribbean Agricultural Health and Food Safety...

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By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI) has partnered with Universiti Malaya (UM), Malaysia, to further research and scientific...

For the first time, a study was conducted in Ukraine to coordinate the number of people with antibodies to the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, the causative agent of COVID-19. Thus, according...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In an update on the cholera outbreak in Nigeria, the Nigerian Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) now reports a total of 27,186 suspected cases including...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 Chinese health officials have reported a spike in sporadic COVID-19 infections in the past month, reporting 328 new locally transmitted confirmed cases, essentially...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 The Swedish Public Health Agency announced today a larger proportion of the population will probably be offered a booster dose of COVID-19 vaccine. However, the...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 Two thirds of the Finnish population, or about 66 per cent, have received the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. This means that a total of about 3.7 million...

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NewsDesk @bactiman63 Pennsylvania-based Inovio announced today that the company has dosed the first Phase 2 trial subject in its quest to develop the first vaccine against the Middle...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 Los Angeles County health officials reported Tuesday the first case of human West Nile virus (WNV) infection in county for the 2021 season. The case is a resident...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Costa Rica Ministry of Health has reported a 280 percent drop in dengue fever cases during the first half of the year. Since the beginning...

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...