NewsDesk @bactiman63 The World Health Organization reports: From 1 October 2022 to 16 April 2023, a total of 1686 suspected cases, 532 confirmed cases and 124 deaths (CFR: 7%) have been reported from...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 Three confirmed cases of invasive bacterial meningococcal disease have been reported in Toronto, according to Toronto Public Health (TPH). The three affected individuals, who are...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 In a follow-up on the meningitis outbreak in Panga, Banalia territory in the Kisangani district of Tshopo Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), as of October 4, 2021,...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In a follow-up on the meningococcal meningitis outbreak in Tshopo Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), as of September 21, 777 total suspected and confirmed...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In a follow-up on the meningococcal meningitis outbreak reported in Tshopo province, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), the World Health Organization (WHO) published...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In a follow-up on the meningitis outbreak in Tshopo province, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), The Minister of Health, Hygiene and Prevention, during the Council...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Tshopo Provincial Health Division, in north central Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) were first notified in July of a potential outbreak following the deaths...

Researchers at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden have come one step closer toward understanding why some people become seriously ill or die from a common bacterium that leaves most people unharmed. In a...

A recent meningitis case at Children’s National Hospital raises serious concerns about antibiotic resistance in the common bacterium that caused it, researchers from the hospital write in a case...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a health alert last week after reporting a number of antibiotic resistant cases of Neisseria meningitidis...