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NewsDesk @bactiman63 The situation in Shanghai, China, a city of some 26 million people, continues to grow dire and has finally opened up the eyes of those who endorsed zero-COVID-19 policies over the...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 The iwaspoisoned web site has gathered hundreds of reports proclaiming food poisoning from the cereal. To date, this has not been confirmed. Most of the symptoms described by people...

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NewsDesk @bactiman63 Smallpox is one of the most devastating diseases in the history of mankind. Believed to originate more than three millennia in India or Egypt, epidemics caused by smallpox have decimated...

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NewsDesk @bactiman63 Gardening seems like it is a pretty safe pastime; however, there are numerous hazards that can be encountered in the garden. You could come across a snake, hurt your back, get sunburn...

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NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In this post, an annual tradition, I want to recognize the Top 10 most popular posts of the year on the website based on the amount of traffic received starting at number...

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NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews On November 24, 2021, South Africa reported the identification of a new SARS-CoV-2 variant, B.1.1.529, to the World Health Organization (WHO). B.1.1.529 was first detected...

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Lockdowns are clearly the questionable mitigation method used during the pandemic and previous studies have concluded they didn’t reduce Covid-19 deaths and resulted in large economic costs for little...

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Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) and the Chief Medical Advisor to the President, Dr. Anthony Fauci cruised the Sunday shows today and spent some time with Margaret...

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...