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Emerging and Re-emerging Infectious Diseases


Feb. 5, 2016

Media Advisory: NIH Seeks Research Applications to Study Zika in Pregnancy, Developing Fetus

Jan. 11, 2016

New NIH Awards Will Support Development of Therapeutic Alternatives to Traditional Antibiotics

Nov. 5, 2015

Media Availability: RSV Pediatric Vaccine Candidate Shows Promise in Early Clinical Trial

Aug. 26, 2015

NIH Launches Human RSV Study

Aug. 26, 2015

Q & A: Respiratory Syncytial Virus Human Challenge Study

Aug. 13, 2015

NIH-Funded Study Establishes Genomic Data Set on Lassa Virus

Jan. 14, 2015

NIH Expands Capacity for Early-Stage Human Testing of Infectious Disease Treatment Candidates

Jan. 9, 2015

Bulletin: Former NIAID Director Dr. Richard Krause Dies at 90

Dec. 4, 2014

Media Availability: Imaging Techniques Reliably Predict Treatment Outcomes for TB Patients

Sept. 24, 2014

Media Availability: NIH Study Supports Camels as Primary Source of MERS-CoV Transmission

Aug. 6, 2014

NIH and Italian Scientists Develop Nasal Test for Human Prion Disease

May 20, 2014

Media Availability: Screen of Existing Drugs Finds Compounds Active Against MERS Coronavirus

April 28, 2014

Media Availability: NIH Scientists Establish Monkey Model of Hantavirus Disease

Nov. 27, 2013

FDA Study Helps Provide an Understanding of Rising Rates of Whooping Cough and Response to Vaccination

Sept. 26, 2013

Media Availability: NIH Launches First Phase of Microbiome Cloud Project

Sept. 8, 2013

Media Availability: MERS-CoV Treatment Effective in Monkeys, NIH Study Finds

April 30, 2013

Media Availability: Cell Response to New Coronavirus Unveils Possible Paths to Treatments

April 18, 2013

NIH-Supported Researchers Glean Clues from H7N9 Influenza Genetic Sequences

April 18, 2013

Media Availability: Treatment for Novel Coronavirus Shows Promise in Early Lab Tests

Apr. 3, 2013

Media Availability: NIH Scientists Develop Monkey Model to Study Novel Coronavirus Infection

Feb. 20, 2013

NIH-Funded Researchers Begin Trial of Shigella Vaccine Candidates

Jan. 14, 2013

Media Availability: NIH Scientists Identify Protective Role for Antibodies in Ebola Vaccine Study

Dec. 11, 2012

Media Availability: NIH Scientists Reflect on Gains in Emerging Infectious Disease Awareness, Research and Response

Oct. 17, 2012

Media Availability: NIH-Supported Clinical Trial of Novel Staphylococcal Antibiotic Begins

Oct. 17, 2012

Tipsheet: IDWeek 2012

Oct. 15, 2012

NIH-Funded Study to Test Pneumococcal Vaccine in Older Adults

Aug. 8, 2012

Media Availability: Test Vaccine Successfully Protects Monkeys from Nipah Virus

July 10, 2012

Media Availability: NIH Scientists Discuss Opportunities for Dengue Research in the Americas

Feb. 1, 2012

Media Availability: NIAID Scientists Consider 200 Years of Infectious Diseases

Dec. 20, 2011

Chikungunya Vaccine Trial Begins Enrollment

Oct. 19, 2011

Antibody Treatment Protects Monkeys from Hendra Virus Disease

Oct. 19, 2011

Tipsheet: 2011 Meeting of the Infectious Diseases Society of America

Feb. 3, 2011

What Makes One H5 Virus Strain More Deadly than Another

Aug. 3, 2010

On the Death of Dr. Robert M. Chanock

May 20, 2010

Experimental Vaccine Protects Monkeys from New Ebola Virus

Jan. 28, 2010

Virus-Like Particle Vaccine Protects Monkeys from Chikungunya Virus

Dec. 1, 2009

Immune System of Healthy Adults May Be Better Prepared Than Expected to Fight 2009 H1N1 Flu Virus

Oct. 30, 2009

NIAID Media Availability: Progress Made on Group B Streptococcus Vaccine

Oct. 1, 2009

Frozen Assets: NIAID Researchers Turn to Unique Resource for Clues to Norovirus Evolution

August 20, 2009

Researchers Examine 2009 H1N1 Influenza Protection, Severity and Treatment

July 24, 2009

Researchers Find 2009 H1N1 Influenza Virus Spreads Rapidly But Generally Causes Mild Illness in Ferrets

July 15, 2009

Genomes of Parasitic Flatworms Decoded

June 25, 2009

NIAID-funded Researchers Find H1N1 Influenza Was Transmitted to Humans Several Months Before Recognition of the Outbreak

April 23, 2009

Researchers Draw First Complete Picture of Human Antibody Response to Avian Influenza Virus

April 22, 2009

New Understanding of Dengue Virus Points Way to Possible Therapies for Dengue Fever

March 18, 2009

Experimental Vaccine Shows Promise in Preventing Cytomegalovirus Infection

Nov. 27, 2008

Experimental TB Drug Explodes Bacteria from the Inside Out

Nov. 21, 2008

Study of Ancient and Modern Plagues Finds Common Features

July 2, 2007

Human Antibodies that Block Human and Animal SARS Viruses Identified

June 17, 2007

NIAID Media Availability: Blood-Brain Barrier Breached by New Therapeutic Strategy

June 27, 2007

NIAID Media Availability: Antibodies Protect Mice from Developing Respiratory Tularemia

June 6, 2007

NIAID Media Availability: NIAID Releases MDR/XDR Tuberculosis Research Agenda

April 2, 2007

NIAID Expands Capability for Influenza Research and Surveillance

Feb. 21, 2007

2,000 Influenza Virus Genomes Now Completed and Publicly Accessible

Jan. 3, 2007

New Details on How the Immune System Recognizes Influenza

Jan. 3, 2007

NIAID DNA Vaccine for H5N1 Avian Influenza Enters Human Trial

Dec. 6, 2006

NIAID Media Availability: New "GreeneChip" Identifies Multiple Pathogens Rapidly and Accurately

Sept. 25, 2006

H9N2 Avian Flu Vaccine Paired with Adjuvant Provokes Strong Human Immune Response at Low Doses

Sept. 12, 2006

Successful Public-Private Partnership Between NIAID and Sequella Yields Promising New TB Drug for Clinical Testing

Sept. 11, 2006

Live H5N1 Avian Influenza Virus Vaccines Show Protection in Animal Studies

July 12, 2006

New NIAID Program Aims to Model Immune Responses and Key Infectious Diseases

July 6, 2006

Prion Disease Infectivity Causes Heart Damage in Mouse Study

May 3, 2006

NIH Dedicates the C.W. Bill Young Center for Biodefense and Emerging Infectious Diseases

April 26, 2006

NIAID Media Availability: Vaccine Given Post-Exposure Protects Monkeys Against Deadly Marburg Virus

April 13, 2006

Researchers Discover New Disease-Causing Bacterium in Patients with Rare Immune Disorder

March 29, 2006

H5N1 Avian Flu Virus Vaccine Induces Immune Responses in Healthy Adults

Jan. 17, 2006

Mutation that Protects Against HIV Infection May Raise Risk of West Nile Virus Illness

Oct. 12, 2005

Acellular Pertussis Vaccine Proves Effective in Adults, Adolescents

Oct. 5, 2005

Unmasking the 1918 Influenza Virus:
An Important Step Toward Pandemic Influenza Preparedness

Oct. 5, 2005

Genomes of More than 200 Human Flu Strains Reveal a Dynamic Virus

Oct. 3, 2005

Large Tularemia Vaccine Contracts Among New NIAID Biodefense Awards

Sept. 28, 2005

NIAID and MedImmune Join Forces to Develop Potential Pandemic Influenza Vaccines

Sept. 7, 2006

Emerging Staph Strains Found to be Increasingly Deadly and Deceptive

Sept. 7, 2005

NIAID Scientists Characterize the Most Infectious Prion Protein Particles

July 6, 2005

Scientists Discover How Nipah Virus Enters Cells

June 1, 2005

New NIAID Grants Strengthen National Biodefense and Emerging Infectious Diseases Research Network

April 24, 2005

Promising New West Nile Therapy Cures Disease in Mice

April 18, 2005

NIAID Begins Clinical Trial of West Nile Virus Vaccine

March 23, 2005

NIAID Initiates Trial of Experimental Avian Flu Vaccine

Dec. 13, 2004

First U.S. SARS Vaccine Trial Opens at NIH

Dec.13, 2004

Broad-based Vaccination of Wild Mice Could Help Reduce Lyme Disease Risk in Humans

Dec. 9, 2004

NIAID-Sponsored Clinical Trial Aims to Boost Flu Vaccine Supply

Nov. 15, 2004

NIAID Launches Influenza Genome Sequencing Project

Nov. 15, 2004

NIAID Launches Expanded Flu Web Site for the Media

Nov. 1, 2004

NIAID Launches Program to Improve Medical Tools Against Emerging Infectious Diseases

Aug. 17, 2004

NIAID Taps Chiron to Develop Vaccine Against H9N2 Avian Influenza

July 26, 2004

Genome-Wide Analysis Provides Detailed Understanding of Flesh-Eating Bacteria Epidemics

July 13, 2004

NIAID Expands West Nile Virus Treatment Trial

July 11, 2004

New Method Enables Researchers to Make Human SARS Antibodies Quickly

July 7, 2004

The Continual Challenge of Emerging Infectious Diseases

Jan. 27, 2003

Research Reveals How Strep Bacterium Evades Immune System

July 15, 2002

Viruses Help Strep Bacteria Turn Deadly

June 6, 2002

Scientists Become Filmmakers to Decipher Immunity

April 25, 2002

Single Gene Leap Led to Flea-Borne Transmission of Plague Bacterium

March 28, 2002

NIAID Study Results Support Diluting Smallpox Vaccine Stockpile to Stretch Supply

Nov. 29, 2001

NIAID Takes Next Genome Step

Jan. 24, 2001

Gene Sequence of Deadly E. coli Reveals Surprisingly Dynamic Genome

July 31, 2000

NIH Scientists Unravel Clues to Ebola Hemorrhaging

May 8, 2000

Researchers Unravel Genome for 'Superbug' Bacterium Using One Day's Production Capacity
(Department of Energy/NIAID-supported research)

July 18, 1996

Scientists Identify Genes Critical to Transmission of Bubonic Plague

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Last Updated February 05, 2016