By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Global wild poliovirus total Officially this week, the global total wild poliovirus (WPV1) cases are double what they were in 2018. One case was reported this week...

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 The global polio total has increased by five in the past week as Pakistan reported additional wild poliovirus type 1 (WPV1). The five cases were reported in Bannu...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Health officials in Sri Lanka report that dengue-related fatalities have been reported in the dozens this year to date and additional dengue strains have been identified...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Regional Disease Surveillance and Response Unit (RDSRU) of Directorate General Health Services in Pakistan has reported at least 11 fatalities due to the “brain-eating...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Officials with Bangladesh’s Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) report increasing numbers of dengue fever cases outside of the city of Dhaka recently,...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Pakistan saw one additional wild poliovirus type 1 (WPV1) case in the past week from Killa Abdullah district, Balochistan province. This brings the total WPV1 cases...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The dengue fever situation in Bangladesh worsens each day as the numbers only get higher. In a 24 hour period Wednesday, some 2,400 additional cases were reported. Year...

By NewsDesk    @infectiousdiseasenews In a follow-up on the dengue epidemic in Bangladesh, the Institute of Epidemiology, Disease Control and Research (IEDCR) says the total cases reported this year...