Infectious Diseases

6-Year-Old Dies from Developing Neurological Disease While Having the Flu
6-year-old Eva Marie Harris was admitted into the Cleveland Children’s Clinic having a hard time battling the flu. Unfortunately, she developed a rare neurological disease known as acute necrotizing encephalopathy of childhood (ANEC) that ending up taking her life.
Spero Therapeutics acquired some new anti-bacterial candidates for their pipeline.
Today, the WHO Executive Board interviewed the 5 people in consideration for the position and voted to keep 3 candidates in the running.
the spike in mumps continues with several schools and college campuses reported outbreaks. The most recent one is in Spokane Washington where 90 cases of the mumps have been reported.
This week in the MMWR, the CDC report on a confirmed case of hantavirus pulmonary syndrome (HPS) that occurred at a Colorado farm last August.
Pulmatrix's drug PUR1900 designed to treat fungal infections in the lungs of cystic fibrosis patients received Qualified Infectious Disease Product designation
the CDC report on a 70-year-old woman hospitalized and put into isolation after becoming infected with Klebsiella pneumoniae that was resistant to all available antimicrobial agents.
Several news sources have now provided details of the surgery and images of his ‘new’ hands.
A father mailed Prime Minister Narendra Modi about the financial hardships of getting their 12-year-old son with subacute sclerosing panencephalitis (SSPE) proper medical care. The Prime minister's response was amazing.
when a 41-year-old man showed up at Dr Jules Lipoff’s office in Philadelphia with a history of tingling pain, leprosy was likely not the first disease that came to mind.
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