Two Delhi, India government hospitals have reported a dozen diphtheria deaths in children over the past two weeks, according to a local media report. Eleven children have died in the North Delhi Municipal...

The global number of wild poliovirus type 1 (WPV1) in 2018 has risen to 17 after new cases were reported in Pakistan and Afghanistan. In Pakistan, a new WPV1 case was reported in Sarki Tetara district,...

Officials in Delhi, India are reporting 48 scrub typhus cases treated in four large hospitals in Delhi (Safdarjung hospital, Sir Ganga Ram hospital, Moolchand Medicity and All India Institute of Medical...

Countries in WHO South-East Asia resolved to accelerate efforts to control dengue which threatens nearly 1.3 billion people with frequent and largescale outbreaks, and control malaria, that continues to...

Kerala state health officials issued a health advisory recently due to rising leptospirosis cases and deths in the southern state. Health minister KK Shailaja said there are 123 suspected leptospirosis...

Pakistan’s Field Epidemiology & Disease Surveillance Division (FEDSD) at the National Institute of Health (NIH) in Islamabad issued two health advisories this week over prevention and treatment...

Modeling Dynamics and Prediction of Infectious Diseases is the first international workshop organized jointly by researchers at USA and Indian Institutions. It will be organized at the Sri Sathya Sai Institute...

In a follow-up on the Nipah virus (NiV) outbreak in Kerala State, India, the World Health Organization (WHO) reported Tuesday that no new cases or deaths have been reported since 1 June 2018 and, as of...

The Nepal Epidemiology and Disease Control Division reported that as of Aug. 1, there has been 105 scrub typhus cases reported in the country in just the past two months. Twenty cases have been recorded...

Naegleria fowleri (commonly referred to as the “brain-eating amoeba”), is a microscopic amoeba which is a single-celled living organism. It can cause a rare and devastating infection of the brain called...