By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 Researchers in Japan have uncovered the mechanism for how the measles virus can cause subacute sclerosing panencephalitis, or SSPE, a rare but fatal neurological disorder that...

A new paper published in the journal BMJ Case Reports shows this entirely preventable viral infection can affect many different organs in the body. Measles is a highly contagious respiratory viral infection,...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Earlier this month, the World Health Organization released some astounding preliminary information concerning measles during the first half of the year. In the first...

By Taryn Chapman at The Vaccine Mom Here in America, as in many countries around the world, we are seeing large outbreaks of the measles due to falling vaccine rates. It’s all over the news—what...

Infectious diseases are caused by pathogenic microorganisms, such as bacteria, viruses, parasites or fungi; the diseases can be spread, directly or indirectly, from one person to another. Zoonotic diseases...