By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews According to a retrospective analysis, the Institut Pasteur has reported the death of a 60-year-old Limoges man had died from European bat Lyssavirus type 1 in August...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Erie County Department of Health has reported two cases of rare encephalitis cases in October, according to a Go Erie report. Communicable diseases supervisor...

Last week, former US Senator from North Carolina, Kay Hagan died from encephalitis caused by the tick-borne disease, Powassan virus. So what is encephalitis and how common is it? Joining me today to answer...

More Research, Awareness, and Treatment Needed for This Life-Altering Illness Encephalitis411, a U.S. based 501(c)(3) nonprofit that aims to improve the quality of life for those impacted by encephalitis,...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Former US senator from North Carolina, Kay Hagan, died today from encephalitis caused by the tick-borne disease, Powassan virus, according to a Politico report. She...

A new article published by JAMA Neurology reports on a study of hospitalized adult patients with new-onset neurologic syndromes who were evaluated for Zika virus infection. The single-center study...

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The mosquito-borne virus chikungunya may lead to severe brain infection and even death in infants and people over 65, according to a new study that reviewed a chikungunya outbreak on Reunion Island off...

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today allowed marketing of the first cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) nucleic acid-based test for simultaneous detection of multiple pathogens that can cause central nervous...

The youngest Robertson brother and star of the hit series, “Duck Dynasty”, Jep Robertson and his wife Jessica appeared on Fox and Friends Friday morning to talk about his recent health condition...

The Japanese encephalitis outbreak in India has killed more than 150 people to date and health officials fear this number could rise. According to a report in The Peninsula today,  102 people have died...