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By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The New York City Health Department have reported fourteen people ( 13 local, one travel associated) leptospirosis cases to date in 2021, more than the total number...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews A treatment combining two antibodies (casirivimab and imdevimab) is recommended for two specific groups of patients with covid-19 by a WHO Guideline Development Group...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews On Wednesday, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration amended the emergency use authorization (EUA) for the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine to allow for use of a single...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The New Jersey Department of Health (NJDOH) reported  one confirmed death associated with West Nile virus (WNV) Tuesday. The death is reported in a Camden County...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In a follow-up on a previous reports (HERE and HERE), as of September 20, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has been notified of 16 confirmed cases...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Philippines health officials report a decrease in the 2021 case fatality rate (CFR) among COVID-19 cases despite cases increasing by three fold, comparing 2021 and...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Florida Department of Health in Broward County (DOH-Broward) issued a rabies alert for a portion of Weston, Florida. This is in response to a fox that tested positive...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In a follow-up on the meningococcal meningitis outbreak reported in Tshopo province, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), the World Health Organization (WHO) published...

Allergic reactions to the new mRNA-based COVID-19 vaccines are rare, typically mild and treatable, and they should not deter people from becoming vaccinated, according to research from the Stanford University...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Massachusetts health officials an additional case of West Nile virus (WNV) in the state this year, the seventh to date. The latest case is reported in a woman in...