By NewsDesk    @infectiousdiseasenews Maryland After a young boy was infected with Vibrio, a type of flesh-eating bacteria recently near Ocean City, health officials say this case is rare and local...

In a follow-up on the invasive disease due to Streptococcus pyogenes situation in Argentina, additional fatalities have been reported, according to the Boletín Integrado de Vigilancia from the Ministry...

The germ that causes garden-variety strep throat gets most of its bad rap for the misery of swollen tonsils and missed school days, but this wily pathogen has a lesser known, darker side. The bacterium,...

Just a day after Mobile County health officials reported three necrotizing fasciitis cases caused by Vibrio vulnificus, Alabama state health authorities issued a warning concerning entering bodies of...

Hong Kong health officials reported  a sporadic case of necrotizing fasciitis due to Vibrio vulnificus infection affecting a 49-year-old male with underlying illnesses. He presented with bilateral feet...

A Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada woman named Cari Kirkness, a 28-year-old mother of two had a sore throat that Canadian media describes, “quickly spiraled out of control”. The GoFundMe page set...

On February 7, 2017, the Hong Kong Centre for Health Protection (CHP) recorded a sporadic case of necrotizing fasciitis due to Vibrio vulnificus infection affecting a 75-year-old male with underlying illnesses. He...

The Alaska Section of Epidemiology is working in collaboration with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Arctic Investigations Program and the Municipality of Anchorage on characterizing...

The Hong Kong Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of Health (DH) reported the following sporadic cases in the city in recent days and weeks: On November 11, 2016, CHP recorded a case...

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Hong Kong health officials report on a case of necrotizing fasciitis caused by Vibrio vulnificus affecting a 59-year-old woman with underlying illnesses recorded July 5. She presented with left leg pain,...