NewsDesk @bactiman63 GlaxoSmithKline today announced that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Shingrix (Zoster Vaccine Recombinant, Adjuvanted) for the prevention of shingles (herpes...

AbbVie announced Friday that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved DALVANCE® (dalbavancin) for the treatment of acute bacterial skin and skin structure infections (ABSSSI) in pediatric...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Less than one month after reporting their first Powassan virus infection of the year, the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention (Maine CDC) has confirmed...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews South Carolina health authorities reported Friday that a puppy found in Edgefield County, near Lanier Road in Johnston, SC has tested positive for rabies. At least...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The San Diego Zoo reported Friday that a male snow leopard is suspected to be positive for SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. The big cat had symptoms of...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Health officials from Nebraska and South Dakota reported their first human West Nile virus (WNV) cases of the year on Friday. Nebraska In Nebraska, the first human...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Michigan state and local health officials report investigating a recent increase in reports of Legionnaires’ disease. Between July 1 and July 14, 107 cases...

  By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) is now reporting laboratory confirmed reports of plague in animals and fleas from six counties–...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews On Friday, the Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH) reported an increase in cases of Legionnaires’ disease in the city this month. In the first three weeks...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews New York City health officials announced they are investigating a possible human West Nile virus (WNV) case in an individual from the Bronx. The case was recently...