Fifty-nine people in the central city of Wuhan have been sickened by a pneumonia-like illness, the cause of which is unclear.
Supplies of a mask widely used during the 2003 Sars outbreak in Hong Kong are running low amid the mystery pneumonia scare in the city.
At a large virology campus in Siberia called VECTOR, a sudden explosion in September blew out the windows and set parts of a building ablaze.
EPIDEMICS7 brings together more than 500 scientists to share the latest ideas, data, insight, models and methods in infectious disease dynamics.
A gene editing enzyme could be used to disable RNA viruses such as influenza or Ebola.
The International Society for Infectious Diseases (ISID) is collaborating with the Malaysian Society of Infectious Diseases and Chemotherapy (MSIDC) for the 19th International Congress on Infectious Diseases (ICID).
Researchers developed modelling methods that captured elements of the interplay of ecological, epidemiological, and socio-economic factors.to predict the risk of Ebola virus disease across time and space.
The Abu Dhabi ID Week is designed to provide healthcare professionals involved in infectious diseases with up-to-date and evidence-based clinical data to highlight key solutions to the latest challenges faced by regional HCPs. This congress will feature interactive case-studies, platform presentations, educational workshops, networking sessions, and more, to provide a comprehensive review of current issues and recent advances in selected ID topics, including: AMR, Antimicrobial stewardship programs, Vaccination, HIV, outbreaks, Infection Control and other topics.
IDWeek is geared toward healthcare professionals in infectious diseases and healthcare epidemiology and prevention, including researchers, clinicians, quality and patient safety practitioners, epidemiologists, and public health officials, including those who see HIV and pediatric patients. It is a must-attend meeting for professionals who want to stay current, apply state-of-the art science to clinical care, and excel in their own careers.
An unknown outbreak of the Zika virus swept across Cuba in 2017, a year after the global health emergency was declared over.