The Institute of Epidemiology, Disease Control and Research (IEDCR) in Bangladesh is reporting that between February 9 and 24, five members of a family in Baliadanga upazila, Thakurgaon died after complaining...

Sri Lanka health officials are reporting 8,904 dengue fever through the end of February 2019. Colombo (2017), Jaffna (1354) and Gampaha (1093) districts have seen the most cases. Dengue fever is an infectious...

Officials with the Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI) reported three additional wild poliovirus type 1 (WPV1) cases in the past week–one in Afghanistan and two in Pakistan. In Afghanistan,...

Sri Lanka health officials are reporting 4,825 dengue fever cases through the first four weeks of 2019, according to the Epidemiology Unit of the Ministry of Health. At least two dengue-related fatalities...

The ancient bacterial infection, Leprosy, while declared ‘eliminated’ as a public health problem at a global level in 2005 by the World Health Organization (WHO) in 2005, it is still not gone and around...

Acute flaccid paralysis (AFP) is a clinical syndrome characterized by rapid onset of weakness of lower motor neuron type, including weakness of the respiratory and pharyngeal muscles, progressing to maximum...

Pakistan closes out 2018 with two December wild poliovirus cases (with onset on the 16th and 25th) from Lakki Marwat district in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province and Bajour Agency in the Federally Administered...

The Sindh Malaria Control Program reported 108,262 lab-confirmed malaria cases in 2018, according to a Pakistani media report today. Fortunately, no fatalities were reported. The city of Karachi saw 2,400,...

In a follow-up on report from last May, a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) published this week gave some more details of the rabies death...

In a follow-up on a report from August concerning an extensively drug-resistant (XDR) typhoid outbreak in Pakistan, the World Health Organization (WHO) reported today that health officials say the outbreak...