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NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Newfoundland and Labrador government has confirmed that an Arctic fox killed in the community of Nain has tested positive for rabies. The Canadian Food Inspection...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Masks, physical distancing, good hygiene, and ventilation can help reduce the transmission of COVID-19 in public places. But even when these measures are taken, scientists...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In a follow-up report on the avian influenza situation on the Isle of Man, a second outbreak has been confirmed on the Island, according to the government. The Department...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection’s (DEP) Vector Management Program has detected an unusually high infection rate of the dangerous and rare Deer...

On behalf of patients and families impacted by cholangiocarcinoma (bile duct cancer), the Cholangiocarcinoma Foundation congratulates AstraZeneca and its positive results from the TOPAZ-1 Phase III trial....

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews A recent study looked at the strength, durability and breadth of neutralizing antibody responses generated by breakthrough infections in individuals vaccinated against...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews New data and analysis, published by the UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA), shows a recent, sharp increase in cases of meningococcal group B (MenB) disease in university...

The Omicron variant sub-lineage known as BA.2 has been designated a variant under investigation ( VUI-22JAN-01) by the UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA). Overall, the original Omicron lineage, BA.1,...

Millions of people around the world have received two shots of Sinovac, a Chinese-manufactured inactive vaccine that is used in 48 countries to help reduce transmission rates of COVID-19. However, those...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In a follow-up on reports (HERE) and (HERE) concerning SARS-CoV-2 positive hamsters, the Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of Health (DH) said it is...