By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 New insight on how a parasite can resist current therapies has been published in the open-access eLife journal. The study in cultures of human cells infected with Trypanosoma...

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The U.S. is in the grips of a third wave of the coronavirus pandemic and the numbers are rising at a rapid pace. A vaccine is what public health officials are banking on to get us out of it. With that,...

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President-elect Joe Biden recently announced a new 13 member COVID-19 advisory board to guide his administration during the transition period. One of the members is Center for Infectious Disease Research...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 In a follow-up on the Salmonella Typhimurium outbreak in Canada, the Public Health Agency of Canada reports 21 additional cases, bringing the outbreak total to 32 Salmonella illnesses...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 From early September through November 23 this year, there have been a total of 450 cases of febrile jaundice detected in Barsalogho health district, North Central Region of Burkina...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 Through the first nearly 10 months of 2020, health officials have reported 6,231 suspected and confirmed monkeypox cases in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). Cases...

By NewsDesk   @bactiman63 Pfizer Inc. and BioNTech SE announced today that the Medicines & Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) in the U.K. has granted a temporary authorization for emergency...

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In this news podcast, I look at the success and progress of the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines and their situation concerning receiving and Emergency Use Authorization (EUA). Today, the Centers for Disease...

By NewsDesk   @bactiman63 The Philippines has one of the fastest-growing HIV epidemics in the world and country public health officials say that the 21 new HIV cases diagnosed every day means that the...

By NewsDesk   @bactiman63 Avian influenza is spreading rapidly across Europe, and the risk is high of spread to previously unaffected countries, according to the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA). EFSA...