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Dairy Cows Moved Across State Lines Must Now Be Tested for Bird Flu

By Robin Foster HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, April 25, 2024 (HealthDay News) -- As bird flu continues to spread among dairy cows in the United States,...

Man Dies in First Fatal Case of Alaskapox

By Robin Foster HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Feb. 14, 2024 (HealthDay News) -- Alaska health officials say a man in that state has died after contracting...

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