In a follow-up on the chikungunya outbreak in Kassala state, Sudan, the Kassala state Ministry of Health reported that the total number of people infected with chikungunya fever was 15,944 cases as of...

In a follow-up on the chikungunya outbreak in Kassala State, Sudan, the total cases of the mosquito-borne viral infection has topped 11,000, according to a Reuters report. This number is nearly double...

Valneva SE, a commercial stage biotech company focused on developing innovative lifesaving vaccines, today announced progress in its Phase 1 program targeting a single-shot vaccine against Chikungunya.  The...

Since the beginning of the year through Oct. 15, Bangladesh has reported 7,450 dengue fever cases and at least 17 fatalities, according to the Institute of Epidemiology Disease Control And Research (IEDCR). This...

The Zimbabwe cholera outbreak that began over a month ago continues to grow with 9,116 cases , including 54 deaths as of Friday. Fortunately, the weekly case incidence has been on a downward trend in...

In a follow-up on the polio outbreak in Papua New Guinea,  the Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI) reports an additional case of circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus type 1 (cVDPV1) in the past...

The Hong Kong Centre for Health Protection (CHP) reports investigating a cluster of invasive Burkholderia cepacia infection affecting nine persons who had a history of injecting drugs. The affected...

In a follow-up on the chikungunya outbreak in Kassala State, Sudan, government officials in Kassala report an increase in cases of 23 per cent in a week, according to a local media account. Kassala...

Here are the top five posts on Outbreak News Today for the week Sept 22 through Sept 28: 5. HIV: Rare father-to-son transmission reported in study In this rare, obscure case of HIV transmission from...

Madagascar health officials reported in an update Wednesday that the plague case count has now risen to 22 cases in 10 districts from August 1 to September 24, 2018. To date, five deaths have been reported. The...