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Hand, Foot & Mouth Disease (HFMD) is a generally mild, contagious viral infection common in young children. In Singapore, HFMD is endemic and is most commonly caused by intestinal viruses known as...

Gold Standard Diagnostics (GSD) recently announced FDA clearance of a new B. burgdorferi IgG/IgM VlsE-OspC EIA test. This test, when used in conjunction with the other FDA cleared GSD Lyme EIA tests can...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Georgia Aquarium in Atlanta reported today that the Asian small-clawed otters at the aquarium have tested positive for SARS-CoV-2. The otters began exhibiting...

The City of Chicago will move to Phase 2 of COVID-19 vaccine eligibility on April 19, meaning all Chicagoans age 16 or older are eligible to get vaccinated against COVID-19. To date, more than 1 million...

An outbreak of vomiting among dogs has been traced back to a type of animal coronavirus by researchers. Vets across the country began reporting cases of acute onset prolific vomiting in 2019/20. The Small...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 The Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets (VAAFM) Animal Health section reports a horse in Alburgh tested positive for Equine Herpesvirus 1 (EHV-1), resulting in a...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In a follow-up on Norway’s pause in the use of the AstraZeneca vaccine, the Norwegian Institute of Public Health recommended stopping further use of the AstraZeneca...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Clusters of a virus known to cause stomach flu are resistant to detergent and ultraviolet disinfection, according to new research co-led by Danmeng Shuai, Ph.D., an...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The results of the first clinical trial of a new vaccine for a neglected tropical disease have demonstrated that it is safe and induces immune responses in patients...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 Health officials in Onondaga County, New York are reporting a sharp rise in syphilis cases during the first three months of 2021. Onondaga County has seen 28 cases of syphilis—as...