Since its discovery in 1999, Nipah virus has been reported almost yearly in Southeast Asia, with Bangladesh and India being the hardest hit.
Infection Control Today is bringing back a much-loved feature, Bug of the Month, which helps educate readers about existing and emerging pathogens of clinical importance in healthcare facilities today.
Outbreaks of Cryptosporidium (Crypto) in the United States increased an average 13 percent each year from 2009 to 2017, according to a report published in CDC’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report.
Pathogenic fungal spores capitalize on host immune cells to escape the lung and gain access to the brain to cause fatal disease in mice, according to a study published June 27 in the open-access journal PLOS Pathogens by Christina Hull of the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and colleagues.
Trump Administration Awards $1 Million in Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program Grants to Counties to Strengthen Efforts to End the HIV Epidemic in the U.S.
Today, the Trump Administration, through the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), awarded approximately $1 million in Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program grants to 10 metropolitan areas that are Part A jurisdictions to provide technical assistance to enhance efforts to end the HIV epidemi
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends that everyone between the ages of 13-64 years be screened at least once in their lifetime, yet less than 40% of people in the U.S.
The Leapfrog Group, a national watchdog organization of employers and other purchasers focused on healthcare safety and quality, today released its 2019 Never Events Report, and found that one in four participating hospitals do not meet The Leapfrog Group's standard for handling of serious report
As communities across the U.S. replace forests and woodlands with housing developments and other new construction, researchers are noting an increase in Lyme disease. To help prevent the spread of Lyme disease, Dr.
Several infections have been identified as possible stroke triggers, with urinary tract infections showing the strongest link with ischemic stroke, according to new research in the American Heart Association's journal Stroke.
U.S. hospitals wait more than a year on average to begin prescribing newly developed antibiotics, a delay that might threaten the supply or discourage future development of needed drugs.