For better or worse, the Internet has become the world’s number one source for health-related information. Think about it: how many times have you Googled
Author: Lakshmi Yajurvedi
Hello loyal Disease Daily readers! I am here to tell you about a new method of influenza-like illness surveillance, using a digital data source. Another
Digital Disease Detection: One Researcher’s Take on Twitter, Research and Privacy
If you are one of the 255 million active monthly users of the social networking site Twitter, you may be surprised to learn that you
Guest Post: Details on Second Case of MERS in the United States, Found in Florida Traveler
The CDC announced yesterday that a second case of MERS coronavirus in the United States has been identified in Florida. Worldwide there have been 538
According to the World Health Organization (WHO), earlier administration of antiretroviral treatments may be our newest weapon in the war against HIV/AIDS. Acquired Immune Deficiency
A federal official has ordered the transfer of more than 3,000 inmates at two San Joaquin Valley, Calif. state prisons. The order came from J.
First Recorded Outbreak of Emerging Infectious Parasite at Hong Kong Rugby Tournament
In a letter to the editor in the March 2013 issue of Emerging Infectious Diseases, the Hong Kong Department of Health writes about the first
This past Monday, the Nobel Foundation announced the winners of the Nobel Prize in medicine. The winners have been honored for their discoveries in immunology
Update on E.Coli seeds: EU to lift ban on Egyptian seed, bean and sprout exports?
The European Union is considering lifting the embargo on 15 varieties of Egyptian seeds and beans after a delegation was sent to Egypt to investigate
An outbreak of CSM, commonly known as cerebrospinal meningitis, in the New Nsuta community of Obuasi Municipality in Ghana, has killed 5 and infected 17