In a follow-up on the chikungunya outbreak in Pakistan, the Sindh Health Department has reported 627 suspected cases of the mosquito borne disease in Karachi since May 1, according to a Pakistan Today...

World Health Organization today appointed legendary Indian movie star Mr Amitabh Bachchan as its Goodwill Ambassador for Hepatitis in South-East Asia Region to boost awareness and intensify action to arrest...

In all of 2016, the three polio endemic countries of Pakistan, Afghanistan and Nigeria saw a combined 37 wild poliovirus (WPV) cases, plus five   circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus (cVDPV) cases including...

In a follow-up on the chickenpox outbreak in Faisalabad, Pakistan, Punjab health officials told the Express Tribune that over 300 cases of chickenpox have been reported in the last four months mostly...

In a follow-up on the chikungunya outbreak in Karachi, Pakistan, the outbreak tally has risen to some 2,076 ‘suspected’ cases of chikungunya in the city, according to Sindh health ministry officials. The...

A leishmaniasis outbreak in Pakistan’s northwestern region of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa prompted a World Health Organization (WHO) workshop last month in Peshawar to instruct on the diagnosis, treatment...

Since the beginning of the year, health officials in Faisalabad, Pakistan have reported 81 chickenpox cases, including 16 deaths during the last four months, according to Pakistani media. Sources tell...

In a follow-up on the dengue fever epidemic in Sri Lanka, officials with the Epidemiology Unit with the Ministry of Health report 39,313 cases through Apr. 28. This compares with 16,660 cases reported...

India’s GBIT and Oxitec announced the launch of the Friendly™ Aedes project to combat the menace of vector borne diseases including dengue and chikungunya. India recently initiated the outdoor...

Health officials in Kochi district, India has confirmed two diphtheria cases, a six-year-old from Vazhakulam and a 18-year-old from Kaloor, according to Indian media. There is no word on their vaccination...