FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, MD, has issued the following statement on advancing the science and regulation of live microbiome-based products used to prevent, treat or cure diseases in humans: "Over the last several years, there’s bee
Vaccinations have begun in a first-in-human trial of an experimental live, attenuated Zika virus vaccine developed by scientists at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of the National Institutes of Heal
In the past 15 years, two outbreaks of severe respiratory disease were caused by coronaviruses transmitted from animals to humans.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released a graphic novel to help young people understand the potential health risks of human influenza viruses that normally circulate in swine and can cause disease in people (know
Researchers have found that a group of viruses that cause severe stomach illness — including the one famous for widespread outbreaks on cruise ships — get transmitted to humans through membrane-cloaked “virus clusters” that exacerbate the
Over the course of our life, we are continuously exposed to pathogens such as viruses and bacteria, meaning that our immune system is constantly at work.
The Heart of Healthcare Award was developed to recognize and honor outstanding frontline environmental services technicians who are making a difference in the support of safety initiatives and reduction and prevention of the spread of hea
Long-lasting control of HIV infection without antiretroviral therapy (ART) is a feasible goal that deserves vigorous pursuit, Anthony S.
Ebola Outbreak in DRC Ends: WHO Calls for International Efforts to Stop Other Deadly Outbreaks in the Country
Today marks the end of the ninth outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).
The Association for the Healthcare Environment (AHE), of the American Hospital Association, has announced the recipients of the 2018 Environmental Services (ES) Department of the Year Award.