NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In 2021, five total wild poliovirus 1 (WPV1) cases were reported in the last two endemic countries, Pakistan and Afghanistan with one case and four...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Chickenpox outbreak in Vellore jail A total of 16 inmates of the Vellore Central Jail housing male prisoners were infected by chicken pox, sources...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Masks, physical distancing, good hygiene, and ventilation can help reduce the transmission of COVID-19 in public places. But even when these measures...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews A recent study looked at the strength, durability and breadth of neutralizing antibody responses generated by breakthrough infections in individuals...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews For the second week in a row, Nigerian health officials reported 48 confirmed Lassa fever cases in the country, bringing to total confirmed cases...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In a follow-up to the number of H9N2 avian influenza cases reported in China in 2021, Hong Kong health officials reported an additional case this...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In a follow-up report on the avian influenza situation on the Isle of Man, a second outbreak has been confirmed on the Island, according to the government. The...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews People who are infected with the omicron variant have a 36% lower risk of being admitted to the hospital than those who are infected with the delta...

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NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection’s (DEP) Vector Management Program has detected an unusually high infection rate of the dangerous...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Scientists from Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) and three other institutions are seeking to develop a multi-pathogen vaccine that...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews According to the Arbovirus Surveillance report of the Ministry of Public Health and Welfare of Paraguay, more than 300 dengue fever cases have been...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In previous interviews, I’ve looked at the topic of what is a clinical laboratory scientist during the annual Lab Week observance. Today, I...