A homeless man required multiple surgeries due to a Vibrio vulnificus infection.
Researchers found that the Plasmodiumparasites responsible for malaria rely on human liver cell protein for their development into an infectious form.
Nipah virus, a zoonotic disease transmitted to humans from several different animal species, infection gets its name from the village in Malaysia where the person from whom the virus was first isolated succumbed to the disease.
The term leishmaniasis describes closely related diseases caused by approximately 30 distinct species, subspecies, and strains of leishmania parasites.
Dromedary camels play a significant part in the circulation and the zoonotic transmission of Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV). Researchers demonstrated that Bactrian camels are also susceptible to MERS-CoV infection and shed large quantities of infectious virus in nasal secretions.
The 1918 influenza pandemic, may have emerged up to two years earlier than previously believed, and may have been dismissed as a "minor infection".
Since the start of 2019, 179 countries have reported 168,193 cases of measles - almost 117,000 more cases reported during the same period in 2018.
Researchers sought to identify predictors of death measured at hospital admission in patients admitted to a hospital during the 2018 yellow fever outbreak in São Paulo city, Brazil.
Researchers analyzed epidemiologic and clinical data of laboratory-confirmed Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) cases from eleven healthcare-associated outbreaks in Saudi Arabia and the South Korea between 2015–2017.
Bird flu is a viral disease primarily of poultry and certain other bird species that can be transmitted to humans. In 1997,the first human cases were reported.