Infectious Diseases News
The stagnant floodwaters have led to widespread cases of skin and eye infections, diarrhoea, malaria, typhoid and dengue fever across numerous provinces in Pakistan, triggering health threats to people in Pakistan
Explainer: New COVID–19 infections cause mutations and are the main driver of new variants, not vaccines
Nearly all mutations that occur are harmless glitches that don’t change how the virus works – some can harm the virus while a small fraction may make the virus more infectious.
China, the US and WHO are entangled in a feud over whether the virus that causes COVID-19 could have leaked from a lab in Wuhan, where the disease was first detected in late 2019
Banning the sale of the live animals can protect the health of those working and others shopping there, WHO said in a statement.
Study suggests immune system gets activated right after birth; findings may assist development of precision vaccination
recision vaccination is a concept based on the fact that every individual has different susceptibility to diseases based on their genes, age, sex and environmental factors
The study looking into coronaviruses because of the SARS epidemic and how common the viruses are in bats and other wildlife.
COVID-19 and breastfeeding: Infection isn't currently known to spread through breast milk, but use of pump is recommended
Breastfeeding and weaning are delicate and necessary processes for the development of a child, but when the mother falls sick during this time, there can be a disruption.
Is it even possible to stop superspreaders or SSEs? There is no straightforward answer to this yet, but one could try the approach other countries have.
Research suggests patients became infectious 2 days before symptom onset and can only spread the infection for up to 7-10 days after showing the symptoms.
Cyclone Amphan, which has been categorized as a 'super cyclonic storm' by the Indian Meteorological Department, is likely to hit West Bengal today.
Some of the scientists, are also painfully vulnerable, becoming sick themselves while carrying out their duties.
Tuberculosis kills over 4 lakh Indians a year: Hard learned lessons can assist in the fight against COVID-19
It is because underlying conditions like TB are endemic in the country that experts are especially concerned about an outbreak of the novel coronavirus.
Contact tracing and isolation are our two most important assets in the effort to limit the spread of coronavirus
Declaring a public health emergency can needlessly affect trade, tourism, and imply that a nation can't curb the disease on its own,
These diseases occur when our immune system starts making antibodies against and destroying healthy cells.
Justin Bieber reveals he has 2 infectious diseases: Here’s what you need to know about Lyme disease and chronic mono
Lyme disease is an infectious disease spread by ticks and chronic mono mostly spreads through saliva (kissing and sharing utensils).
Climate change poses a lifelong risk to children world over alongside air pollution, extreme weather
A kid born today has an average life expectancy of 71, which brings them to see 2090, when a 4-degrees-C world is expected.
Catalhoyuk was inhabited for 1,150 years but abandoned due to environmental degradation and dry climate.
Seasonal vaccines are at the core of national plans, by deploying vaccines rapidly in case of a pandemic.
Resistance can be passed from bacteria to bacteria without transferring plasmid DNA: Study.