The outbreak of dengue fever in Sri Lanka is spreading at epidemic levels with the latest case count at 63,987, including 177 deaths as of today. This compares with the approximately 23,000 cases reported...

Bhutan and Maldives have eliminated measles, a highly infectious disease that is a major childhood killer globally. The two countries have become the first in WHO South-East Asia Region to be verified...

Twenty five people have been sickened, 10 in critical condition and one boy died from a suspected anthrax outbreak in Bhangpur upazila in Pabna District in west central Bangladesh, according to a Daily...

In a follow-up report on the severe dengue fever outbreak in Sri Lanka, health officials are reporting an surge in patients at hospitals in recent days, according to local media. This is putting a larger...

Sri Lanka has reported 53234 suspected dengue cases through the first five months of 2017, approximately a 150 percent increase compared to the same period in 2016 and one international non-governmental...

Indian health officials have reported the country’s first local Zika virus infections this month in the westernmost state of Gujarat, according to the World Health Organization (WHO) via the Ministry...

The number of dengue fever cases in Sri Lanka has topped 50,000 before the end of May, according to Ministry of Health data. Through May 24,  the Ministry’s Epidemiology Unit has reported 52,015...

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...