The UK variant of SARS-CoV-2 spread rapidly in care homes in England in November and December last year, broadly reflecting its spread in the general population, according to a study by UCL researchers. The...

The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of the National Institutes of Health, has awarded $2.5 million in grants to 12 institutes around the world to support research on...

A year ago, infectious disease doctor Christine Johnston was leading a study on the use of hydroxychloroquine for the treatment of people with COVID-19. The trial launched at the end of March, when the...

Variant B.1.1.7 of COVID-19 associated with a significantly higher mortality rate, research shows The highly infectious variant of COVID-19 discovered in Kent, which swept across the UK last year before...

Bay Area Lyme Foundation, a leading sponsor of Lyme disease research in the U.S., today announced the publication of new data finding that five herbal medicines had potent activity compared to commonly-used...

Diphtheria – a relatively easily-preventable infection – is evolving to become resistant to a number of classes of antibiotics and in future could lead to vaccine escape, warn an international...

A monoclonal antibody “cocktail” developed at Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) to neutralize the COVID-19 virus is effective against all known strains, or variants, of the virus,...

According to a study published in JAMA today, researchers from the Centro de Estudios en Infectologia Pediatrica in Cali, Colombia looked at the effect of Ivermectin on time to resolution of symptoms...

Travel bans have been key to efforts by many countries to control the spread of COVID-19. But new research aimed at providing a decision support system to Italian policy makers, recently published in the Journal...

One in six people in Australia suffer from chronic tinnitus – the debilitating and irreversible hearing ailment characterised by unceasing ringing in the ears – yet scant research has been done to...