By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 The numbers of dengue fever cases in Bangladesh started rising rapidly in June; however, since July 1 through July 16, 2,767 cases have been recorded with hundreds of cases...

The World Health Organization announced today that Maldives has eliminated mother-to-child transmission of HIV and syphilis. Maldives is the second country in WHO South-East Asia Region to achieve this...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 In Sichuan province, China, a circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus type 2 (cVDPV2) has been confirmed, according to the Global Polio Eradication Initiative. The virus was...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 On Tuesday, The World Health Organization made a very important announcement, particularly during these times–Sri Lanka has eliminated measles. “Sri Lanka’s achievement...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) in Dhaka has reported a dramatic increase in dengue fever in June–1713 cases, up from 193 cases in May. This...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In a follow-up on the Japanese encephalitis (JE) outbreak in Assam, India, government officials are now reporting some 190 cases and 49 deaths, as of July 5, according...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Five additional wild poliovirus type 1 (WPV1) cases have been confirmed in Pakistan this past week, according to the Global Polio Eradication Initiative. Two cases...

By NewsDesk    @infectiousdiseasenews Sri Lanka’s Epidemiology Unit has reported more than 25,000 dengue fever cases so far this year, according to new data published today. Through July 5,...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In the state of Assam in northeastern India, the Japanese encephalitis (JE) situation has got to the point that the Union minister of health and family welfare (MoHFW)...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Health officials in Sindh province have reported the 11th human rabies fatality in Karachi this year, primarily in children. The latest case is a 12-year old boy...