Latest Emerging Infectious Diseases Stories

Rare Fungus Kills Endangered Rattlesnakes In Southern Illinois
2012-02-22 04:22:09

A small population of rattlesnakes that already is in decline in southern Illinois faces a new and unexpected threat in the form of a fungus rarely seen in the wild, researchers report.

2011-08-12 05:37:32

A report published in the September issue of the CDC journal Emerging Infectious Diseases indicates that two men contracted a rare bacterial skin infection from a tattoo parlor in Seattle, WA.

2011-02-21 14:09:13

The convergence of people, animals, and our environment has created a new dynamic in which the health of each group is inextricably and globally interconnected, without borders.

2010-06-07 13:59:52

Study argues for greater monitoring and management of pathogens that threaten crops in Sub-Saharan Africa.

2010-02-24 13:29:19

Real-time observation of disease threats could enhance planning and response for major events such as the Olympics.

2009-11-06 13:11:00

PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- A recent special supplement to the Journal of Public Health Management calls attention to the country's pressing need for a larger and fully capable public health workforce.

Word of the Day
  • A woman chauffeur.
  • A woman who operates an automobile.
The word 'chaffeuse' comes from French, and is the feminine form of 'chauffeur'.