Odisha media reported Saturday that two people are dead and nine other are sickened due to anthrax in the Bisra block of Sundargarh district of Odisha in eastern India. The nine affected are currently...

After reporting the most dengue fever cases in years in 2016, the Sri Lankan Ministry of Health now reports a 58 percent increase in cases of the mosquito borne viral disease during the first two months...

Pakistan’s Ministry of National Health Services, Regulations and Coordination has reported cases of chikungunya in the country for the first time. A total of 803 cases have been reported since 19...

100,000, or one lakh of children in India dies each year from the gastrointestinal virus, rotavirus. Today, Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare,  Shri J P Nadda announced the expansion of...

India has launched one of the world’s largest vaccination campaign against measles, a major childhood killer disease, and congenital rubella syndrome (CRS), responsible for irreversible birth defects. The...

Published this past week in the “Images in Clinical Medicine” section of the New England Journal of Medicine is an interesting case from the Institute of Liver and Biliary Sciences in New...

The number of dengue fever cases reported in Sri Lanka in 2016 was the most seen in a number of years and nearly double 2015 numbers, according to data from the Ministry of Health. Last year, 54,945...

By Dr Poonam Khetrapal Singh, WHO Regional Director for South-East Asia On the sixth anniversary of the last case of wild poliovirus in the South-East Asia Region, World Health Organization commends countries...

Every year in India, 20,000 people are estimated to die from rabies. Most of the victims are children. Nearly all of the deaths occur after victims are bitten by rabid dogs. For years, experts have debated...

Hyderabad, India based Natco Pharma Limited announced today that it has launched the first generic version of Sofosbuvir 400mg/Velpatasvir 100mg fixed dose combination in Nepal. Sofosbuvir 400mg/Velpatasvir...