An obscure family of viruses, already endemic in wild African primates and known to cause fatal Ebola-like symptoms in some monkeys, is “poised for spillover” to humans, according to new University...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 Evidence of human-to-dog transmission of monkeypox virus Published in The Lancet this week, researchers from France describe a human-to-dog monkeypox transmission. 12 days after symptom...

SARS-CoV-2 showed the world with devastating clarity the threat undetected viruses can pose to global public health. SpillOver, a new web application developed by scientists at the University of California,...

Recently, scientists have detected Marburg virus in fruit bats in Sierra Leone, marking the first time the deadly virus has been found in West Africa. The article was published in the journal, Nature Communications...

Scientists have detected Marburg virus in fruit bats in Sierra Leone, marking the first time the deadly virus has been found in West Africa. Eleven Egyptian rousette fruit bats tested positive for active...

Researchers have proposed that bats are the natural reservoir of filoviruses, including highly fatal Ebola and Marburg viruses. Now, researchers report in PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases that in Northeast...

Scientists working to control a human outbreak of monkeypox virus (MPXV) in Nigeria performed genetic sequencing of patient samples, revealing that the outbreak likely originated from a source within the...

60 outbreaks of Hendra have caused the death of seven people and 102 horses to date Reported today in Scientific Reports by researchers from the University of Sydney, University of Melbourne and State...

Safe disposal of liquid waste guidelines Research from Drexel University and the University of Pittsburgh suggests that guidelines for safe disposal of liquid waste from patients being treated for the...

Potential outbreaks of diseases such as Ebola and Lassa fever may be more accurately predicted thanks to a new mathematical model developed by researchers at the University of Cambridge. This could in...