A point-of-care diagnostic test that may be able to determine within 15 minutes whether a patient has been infected with the bacterium that causes anthrax is moving forward in research and development...

In a follow-up to a report on the measles outbreak in Uganda, UN health officials say the country has reported 552 and one death since the outbreak was declared April 8. The case breakdown shows 309...

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Patients infected by both human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and hepatitis C virus (HCV) are at specific risk of end-stage liver disease and greater risk of cardiovascular diseases and cancer. In addition,...

Latest U.S. data reveal threat to multiple populations More than two million cases of chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis were reported in the United States in 2016, the highest number ever, according to...

Last week, 17 new cases of West Nile virus (WNV) were reported in Los Angeles County, including three deaths among elderly patients who died due to neuro-invasive West Nile virus infection. The total...

Results from a Phase 3 efficacy study in India of the Serum Institute of India Pvt. Ltd.’s rotavirus vaccine BRV-PV (known as ROTASIIL®) were published in the journal Vaccine. The study showed...

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In this podcast, which is a short segment from a comprehensive interview about sepsis I had with infectious disease physician, Steven LaRosa, MD this past weekend on the radio show, I pulled out an interesting...

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Cyclospora outbreak investigations are notorious for being very difficult to pinpoint the vehicle and/or the source. I remember talking to Iowa Dept. of Public Health (IDPH) Medical Director and State...

Taiwan health officials reported the death of a 30-year-old woman who contracted dengue fever during a recent trip to Vietnam. The woman from northern Taiwan travel to Vietnam, which is experiencing a...

From the beginning of the year through mid-September, 167 confirmed measles cases have been reported from three countries. In the United States, 119 people from 15 states (California, Florida, Kansas,...