Immunology

Preventing kids' food allergies starts in infancy

(HealthDay)—It's a scary statistic: Every three minutes, an allergic reaction to a food sends someone to the emergency department, according to the nonprofit group Food Allergy Research & Education.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

CDC: greater awareness of valley fever needed nationally

(HealthDay)—Greater nationwide awareness of the fungal infection Valley fever (coccidioidomycosis) is needed, according to a report published in the August issue of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's ...

Health

CDC: brucellosis in dogs remains a public health risk

(HealthDay)—Brucella canis is an under-recognized infection in dogs that poses a threat to human health, according to a report published in the August issue of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Emerging ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Zika remains a research and public health challenge, say scientists

Since 2016, when Zika was declared by the World Health Organization as a public health emergency of international concern, the virus has become established in more than 80 countries, infected millions of people, and left ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Unusual measles outbreak described in Ontario in early 2015

(HealthDay)—Eighteen cases of measles were recorded as part of an unusual outbreak in Ontario, Canada, in early 2015, according to research published in the July issue of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's ...

Oncology & Cancer

Novel retinal lesion seen in some ebola survivors

(HealthDay)—A small percentage of Ebola virus disease (EVD) survivors have a novel retinal lesion, according to research published in the July issue of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Emerging Infectious ...

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Emerging Infectious Diseases

Emerging Infectious Diseases is a peer-reviewed journal established expressly to promote the recognition of new and reemerging infectious diseases around the world and improve the understanding of factors involved in disease emergence, prevention, and elimination. The journal is intended for professionals in infectious diseases and related sciences, and is published monthly by the Coordinating Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

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