By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Boston city health officials reported a confirmed measles case in a Northeastern University student who lives in Boston. Exposures at Northeastern University occurred...

Whether a community is made up of people who spend their days entirely outside or those who rarely see sunshine, the amount of time residents spend outdoors can affect how Zika virus spreads throughout...

With the report from Florida Gov. Rick Scott on Monday that 14 people in the state have been infected with the Zika virus most likely through mosquito transmission, the concern about out­breaks in the...

The Northeastern University and St. John’s prep communities are mourning the loss of 18-year-old Northeastern freshman and Wakefield resident, Ryan Shaw, who died Sunday after a short battle with...

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A mouse study of a reg­imen that erad­i­cated the bac­terium in the test tube, set­ting the stage for human trials; antibi­otic cock­tails using existing drugs; strate­gies to dis­cover new drugs...