Here we’ll take a look at some other news going on across the globe: Notes from the Field: Delays in Identification and Treatment of a Case of Septicemic Plague — Navajo County, Arizona, 2020 On...

CDC: Delta as contagious as chickenpox The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) say the Delta variant (B1617.2) is as contagious as chickenpox in an internal document leaked to the Washington...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In today’s New England Journal of Medicine Images in Medicine portion, two ophthalmologists from the Royal Free Hospital in London report on a case of orbital...

By Teddy Cambosa Ahead of the observance of the World Malaria Day, marked annually on 25 April, the World Health Organization has launched a new initiative to halt transmission of the disease in 25 more...

By News Desk  @bactiman63 Noma (from the Greek: “to devour”), aka cancrum oris is an orofacial gangrene, mainly occurring in malnourished children debilitated by disease and living in the...

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By Robert Herriman  @bactiman63 Most years, I put out an end of year list of the Top 10 infectious disease news stories; however, this year is different with COVID-19. Instead, I want to do a Top 10 list...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 Molluscum contagiosum is a common and highly contagious skin condition caused by a virus. According to dermatologists from the American Academy of Dermatology, the condition...

By Glenn Laverack, PhD COVID-19 is here to stay. We are not in control of a highly infectious virus that is rapidly spreading. Preventive measures have not worked, the number of cases, hospital admissions...

By Tee Villanueva How has 2020 been for you?  Because frankly, the year 2020 started well for most of us, but before it has finished its first quarter, the world came to a halt.  The COVID-19 outbreak...

By Glenn Laverack, PhD There is not a clear top-down solution to the COVID-19 pandemic. A vaccine may not be available for another 12 months, national lock-downs threaten to damage economies and time has...