By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Officials with Public Health England (PHE) reported yesterday that due to several reasons, the United Kingdom has lost it’s WHO measles elimination status. In...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Measles update The Public Health Center of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine reported an additional 203 measles cases this past week, 138 adults and 65 children. Most...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Polio The Philippines has been declared polio-free since October 2000. However, the country is currently at high-risk for poliovirus transmission. For the past years,...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The China National Health Commission reported a human case of avian influenza A(H5N6) today. The case involved a 59-year-old female from Beijing. She was hospitalised...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Officials with the Auckland Regional Public Health Service have reported some 100 additional measles cases during the past week. On August 13, officials were reporting...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In a follow-up on the human Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) case reported in Massachusetts last week, the Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) today announced...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Uganda Ministry of Health is reporting an increase in malaria cases in 2019. The cases of malaria have increased by over 400,000 cases when compared with 2018...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Health officials at the Government Fever Hospital in Hyderabad, Telangana state, India are reporting a surge in cases of the vaccine-preventable disease, diphtheria. According...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews With 839 dengue fever cases reported in the past 24 hours, the epidemic in Bangladesh this year has essentially doubled the number of cases reported in the country...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Republic of Congo Health officials are reporting a declining trend in chikungunya cases in the Republic of Congo. The Ministry of Health declared an outbreak in February...