By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Last week, the World Health Organization reported that Pakistan is battling one of the worst dengue outbreaks the country has experienced. As of early November, more...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Pakistan Pakistan reported an additional two wild poliovirus type 1 (WPV1) cases during the past week, according to the Global Polio Eradication Initiative. Both of...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 Crimean Congo Hemorrhagic Fever The Pakistan Observer reports the 20th fatality due to Crimean Congo Hemorrhagic Fever (CCHF) in Karachi Monday. Health officials issued a health...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 Local Pakistani media are reporting the 16th fatality this year due to the “brain-eating amoeba”, Naegleria fowleri in Karachi. The victim is a 28-year-old man from...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 The island chain in the Indian Ocean, Maldives, is reporting more dengue fever cases this year than has been seen in a couple of years. Through this week, health officials in...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 Today, the Health, Nutrition and Indigenous Medicine Ministry and the National Dengue Control Unit has warned the public that there is an outbreak of dengue. To date, 65,583...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 With the addition of four wild poliovirus type 1 (WPV1) cases this past week, the global total has reached 100, according to the Global Polio Eradication Initiative. In Afghanistan,...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 Karachi’s National Institute of Child Health confirmed today of an additional rabies fatality in Sindh province. According to a Samaa report, an 11-year-old boy who was bitten...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 Health officials with the National Institute of Health (NIH) in Pakistan say the number of dengue fever cases reported in 2019 is a record. According to Pakistan NIH official,...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Health officials in Sindh province are reporting an additional human rabies death in a 45-year-old man from Karachi. The victim was admitted to Karachi’s Jinnah...