By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Student Health at the University of North Carolina-Greensboro (UNC Greensboro) have reported a confirmed mumps case in the UNC Greensboro community. Any individual...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In a follow-up on the Lassa fever outbreak in Nigeria, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) reported an additional 95 confirmed cases in the week ending Jan....

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Japan National Institute of Infectious Diseases in Tokyo has reported the seventh novel coronavirus case (2019-nCoV). The patient, a female in her 40s, is a resident...

Administration of zinc acetate lozenges to common cold patients did not shorten colds in a randomized trial published in BMJ Open. Eight controlled trials previously reported that zinc lozenges reduced...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Malaysia update The Malaysia Ministry of Health reports three new cases of 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV), bringing the country total to seven. The seven consist...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The British Columbia Centre for Disease Control today reported the first confirmed case of 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV). In a joint statement today, Adrian...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In a follow-up on a report yesterday of a locally-acquired novel coronavirus, or 2019-nCoV case in Bavaria, Germany, The Bavarian Ministry of Health (computer translated)...

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Recently, scientists have detected Marburg virus in fruit bats in Sierra Leone, marking the first time the deadly virus has been found in West Africa. The article was published in the journal, Nature Communications...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In a follow-up on a report from earlier this month, the 15-year-old teen who contracted the parasite, Naegleria fowleri, from the thermal springs of Guayabo de Bagaces...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Taiwan Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has reported (computer translated) the country’s first locally acquired novel coronavirus case (2019-nCoV) Tuesday. Officials...