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Zoonotic Virus Spillover Set to Continue Increasing Worldwide

If current trends continue, pathogens are expected to cause four times the number of spillover events, 12 times the number of deaths by 2050

Infectious Diseases Society of America, Oct. 11-15

By Beth Gilbert HealthDay Reporter The annual meeting of the Infectious Diseases Society of America was held this year from Oct. 11 to 15 in...

CDC Advisers Say High-Risk Men Should Still Get Mpox Vaccine

Current daily average of new cases is one to four per day; two deaths were reported in September

Shortage of RSV Vaccines for Infants Prompts CDC Alert

Agency says Beyfortus should be reserved for infants with underlying health conditions and those who are younger than 6 months old

IDSA: Wastewater Surveillance Allows Monitoring of Viral Infections

Positive correlation seen for composite influenza A virus signal with weekly confirmed clinical cases

Pediatric RSV Hospitalizations Increased in 2021 to 2022 Season

Severity of illness remained similar to prepandemic seasons

Most Seniors With RSV-Linked Hospitalization Are Aged ≥75

And patients aged ≥60 years hospitalized with RSV are more likely to have severe illness than those with COVID-19, influenza

Four Genetic Variants ID’d for Risk for Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy

All four risk variants were predicted to be deleterious and were located in two immune pathways

Severity Reduced With Mpox Reinfection, Postvaccination Infection

Shorter disease course with less mucosal disease seen on reinfection versus initial infection

CDC Warns of Rise in RSV Cases Among Young Children, Infants

Spike in severe cases seen in Florida and Georgia; regional increases usually predict the beginning of RSV season, according to CDC