By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews First it was cholera, then diphtheria, now it appears the latest infectious disease epidemic to hit war-stricken Yemen is dengue fever. In a recent Save the Children...

By NewsDesk   @bactiman63 Stray dogs roaming the streets of the Yemen capital of Sana’a have caused a terror and huge public health problem, according to a Gulf365 report (computer translated). The...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Dengue fever Officials are reporting a seasonal spike in dengue fever cases in Yemen in 2019. There have been 14,540 suspected cases of dengue fever, with 79 associated...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In a follow-up on the cholera outbreak in Yemen, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a travel notice today for Yemen due to the cholera outbreak. There...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Global Alliance to Eliminate Lymphatic Filariasis (GAELF) reported this week that Yemen has eliminated lymphatic filariasis as public health problem, making them...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Cholera cases have picked up dramatically in Yemen in 2019, in fact, during the first six months of this year, the total cholera cases are more than all of 2018. According...

Health officials in Yemen reported another 18,000 cholera cases during the week ending May 5, bringing the total suspected cases to 668,891 through the first four months of the year. In addition, 1,081...

Yemen Yemeni health officials reported an additional 27,840 suspected cases of cholera with 48 associated deaths during the week ending April 14. Eighteen percent of these are considered severe cases. The...

The most likely source of the cholera epidemic in Yemen has been discovered by scientists. Through the use of genomic sequencing, scientists at the Wellcome Sanger Institute and Institut Pasteur estimate...

Diphtheria As of 14 April 2018, the local health authorities reported a total of 1,584 suspected diphtheria cases including 85 associated deaths (CFR=5.4%). The diphtheria outbreak has affected 195 districts...