By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 The Statens Serum Institut (SSI) has in collaboration with the Danish Veterinary and Food Administration and the DTU Food Institute report that a Shigella outbreak in August...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 Singapore health and environmental officials are reporting a large decrease in dengue fever cases as compared to the peak as compared to it’s peak 10 weeks ago; however,...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 Spain health authorities are reporting an outbreak of West Nile virus (WNV). The outbreaks, first reported in early August, have been recorded in  Sevilla, Cádiz, and Huelva...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 In a follow-up on the dengue fever outbreak in Saint Lucia, the Ministry of Health and Wellness has received results from the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA), confirming...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 The Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) announced investigating  an outbreak of Vibrio parahaemolyticus infections occurring in four provinces. Based on the investigation...

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 NewsDesk  @bactiman63 Thailand health officials reported an additional 600-plus chikungunya cases in the past week, putting the total so far in 2020 to 10,101 in 72 provinces. No deaths have been...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 The assistant director of the Department of Health in Region 9 (DOH-9) in Zamboanga City warns that the COVID-19 pandemic is causing a mental health crisis in the Philippines. Dr....

Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Inmazeb (atoltivimab, maftivimab, and odesivimab-ebgn), a mixture of three monoclonal antibodies, as the first FDA-approved treatment for Zaire ebolavirus (Ebola...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 The Agence Regionale de Sante Guyane (ARS) reported recently (computer translated) an outbreak of Oropouche virus disease (OROV) in French Guiana, a department of France in...