NewsDesk @bactiman63 Lloviu virus (LLOV) – a close relative of Ebola virus– has been isolated from the first time from Schreiber’s bats in Hungary by researchers from the Medway School of Pharmacy...

A vaccine that induces immune responses to a wide spectrum of influenza virus strains and subtypes has produced strong and durable results in early-stage clinical trials in humans, Mount Sinai researchers...

The COVID-19 pandemic has hit some nursing homes especially hard – including in the hotspot state of Michigan. Hundreds of deaths of residents in homes from Seattle to Boston have raised concerns...

On today’s podcast, I want to look at some different issues involving the coronavirus disease 2019, or COVID-19 pandemic to include the varying fatality rates in certain countries, US pandemic preparedness...

Here is a look at some interesting infectious disease and health news, opinion and research reported across the globe: Measles cases flood Manila hospital; 7 recent deaths reported Measles cases have...

This year marks the centenary of the 1918 influenza pandemic, the worst flu outbreak in recorded history. A new study into the human, viral and societal factors behind its severity provides valuable lessons...

Many experts say a flu pandemic is clearly on the horizon, so the question is–  Are we ready for a flu pandemic? My guest today says- not so much -as he outlined in a NY Times op-ed earlier this...

What’s the difference between a pandemic and an epidemic and why is this difference important? What is the difference in pandemic preparedness vs epidemic preparedness? These questions were raised after...

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Citizens in France, Germany, Japan, the United Kingdom, and the United States are not convinced that the world is prepared for another global epidemic like Ebola, and they strongly support investments...