Access to more localized data on childhood vaccination coverage, such as at the school or neighborhood levels, could help better predict and prevent measles outbreaks in the United States, according to...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 Health officials in the Russian republic of Dagestan are reporting five hospitalizations due to suspected anthrax, Tass news reports. “Five suspected anthrax cases were...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 Officials with the Hidalgo County Health and Human Services Department are reporting four new cases of West Nile virus and three new cases of Dengue Fever – two mosquito-borne...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 A dual therapy treatment regimen of expanded-spectrum cephalosporins (ESCs) plus azithromycin (AZM) is the recommended standard of care for gonorrhea. A strain of the Neisseria...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 French health authorities reported 13 laboratory-confirmed cases of Mayaro fever in French Guiana earlier this month. According to the World Health Organization, in September...

A first-of-its-kind global survey shows the initial phase of the COVID-19 lockdown dramatically altered our personal habits, largely for the worse. “The stay-at-home orders did result in one major...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 On Sunday, Philippines Vice President Leni Robredo announced that she and some of her staff are undergoing isolation after exposure to a COVID-19 positive patient last week. “On...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 The Colombia Ministry of Health recorded an additional 8769 confirmed COVID-19 cases Saturday, putting the country total case count over the one million mark, the eighth country...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 On Friday, the Philadelphia Department of Public Health announced 397 additional confirmed cases of COVID-19 novel coronavirus in Philadelphia. This large number of new confirmed...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the U.S. Department of Agriculture and health officials from several states report investigating  a multistate outbreak...