The multi-disciplinary Central Team led by the National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) is presently in Kerala constantly reviewing the situation of the Nipah Virus Disease, according to the India Ministry...

In a follow-up on the Nipah virus outbreak in Kerala state, India, the Ministry of Health provided the following numbers as of May 23: Total number of confirmed cases: 13 Total number of suspected cases:...

In a follow-up on the Nipah virus outbreak in Kerala state in southern India, ten deaths have been reported, mainly from Kozhikode and Mallapuram. Officials say around 94 people have been quarantined...

The World Health Organization (WHO) has validated Nepal for having eliminated trachoma as a public health problem – a milestone, as the country becomes the first in WHO’s South-East Asia Region to...

Media accounts in India are reporting a Nipah virus outbreak in Kozhikode, Kerala State. Several fatalities have been reported, including three from one family. On Sunday evening Kerala Health Services...

A 40-year-old Karachi man is the first fatal victim of the “brain-eating amoeba”, Naegleria fowleri, in Sindh province this year, according to a Dawn.com report. The news report does not...

Officials in Pakistan’s Mohmand Agency are reporting a surge in infections with the parasite, Leishmania (leishmaniasis), according to a Daily Times report. To date, some 732 leishmaniasis cases...

Thirteen suspected cutaneous anthrax cases have been treated at a Visakhapatnam hospital in the past week and medical officials say the patients are all stable. A spokesperson with King George Hospital...

In Sindh province, Pakistan, 250 dengue fever cases have been reported since the beginning of the year. 235 of the cases, including one death has been reported in the provincial capital of Karachi. In...

After a record year for dengue fever in Sri Lanka in 2017, the first three months of 2018 saw a decrease in cases to date. In 2017, Sri Lanka’s Ministry of Health saw 186,101 cases, about 3 1/2...