NewsDesk @bactiman63 The Vietnam Ministry of Health reported today the first monkeypox case in the country in Ho Chi Minh City. According to state media, the patient is a 35-year-old woman who began showing...

By News Desk  @bactiman63 The Statens Serum Institut in Denmark reported today on the first case of virus variant B.1.351 / 501Y, which was originally detected in South Africa. The Danish covid-19 case...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 The Philippines Department of Health (DOH) confirmed the detection of the first case of B.1.1.7. SARS-CoV-2 (UK) variant in the country. The DOH announced that the Philippine...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Uganda Ministry of Health reported their first case of COVID-19 Saturday. The case is a 36-year-old Ugandan male who arrived from Dubai. He traveled on Ethiopian...

According to the Korean Centers for Disease Control- KCDC  today (computer translated), a 61-year-old male patient who visited Kuwait was diagnosed with Middle-East respiratory syndrome (MERS). This...

In recent months, there has been an increase in the number of cases of Legionnaires’ disease among European travelers returning from Dubai. As the source has not yet been identified, there could still...

Previous evidence demonstrates that camels in the Arabian Peninsula, Camelus dromedarius, are host reservoirs of the MERS-CoV virus that can efficiently transmit the virus to humans.  A new study in Dubai...