By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews After reporting 24 human rabies deaths in 2019, the third rabies case has been reported at the Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre in Karachi in January to date, according...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews India’s Ministry of Health issued a travel advisory for China due to the novel coronavirus in Wuhan City, Hubei province. According to the advisory, 41 confirmed...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Health officials in Karachi, Pakistan reported 16 Naegleria fowleri infections/deaths (primary amoebic meningoencephalitis [PAM]) in 2019. In fact, more cases of N....

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The number of dengue fever cases in Bangladesh dropped to 1247 in December 2019 in a year that saw more cases reported in the country than was seen since the first...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Two countries in the world continue to report ongoing wild poliovirus transmission (WPV1)–Pakistan and Afghanistan. 2019 saw a big increase in WPV1 cases, particularly...

By NewsDesk   @bactiman63 The Sri Lanka Epidemiology Unit with the Ministry of Health recorded 99,120 dengue fever cases in 2019, nearly double the 51,659 cases seen in 2018. November saw the most cases...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 Health officials in Karachi, Pakistan are reporting an additional human rabies death this year, bringing the total case to 24 in Sindh province. According to the Daily Times,...

By NewsDesk   @bactiman63 While the numbers of dengue fever cases in Bangladesh have decreased dramatically since its peak in August this year (53,000), the country has still reported in excess of 1,000...

By NewsDesk   @bactiman63 Pakistan Seven additional wild poliovirus type 1 (WPV1) cases were reported in the past week in Pakistan–from Sindh and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa provinces–bringing the...

By NewsDesk   @bactiman63 The number of dengue fever cases in Sri Lanka continue to rise rapidly in recent months with some 40,000 cases reported since October. Since the beginning of the year through...