In a follow-up on the chickenpox outbreak in Faisalabad, Pakistan, Punjab health officials told the Express Tribune that over 300 cases of chickenpox have been reported in the last four months mostly...

In a follow-up on the chikungunya outbreak in Karachi, Pakistan, the outbreak tally has risen to some 2,076 ‘suspected’ cases of chikungunya in the city, according to Sindh health ministry officials. The...

A leishmaniasis outbreak in Pakistan’s northwestern region of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa prompted a World Health Organization (WHO) workshop last month in Peshawar to instruct on the diagnosis, treatment...

Since the beginning of the year, health officials in Faisalabad, Pakistan have reported 81 chickenpox cases, including 16 deaths during the last four months, according to Pakistani media. Sources tell...

In a follow-up on the dengue fever epidemic in Sri Lanka, officials with the Epidemiology Unit with the Ministry of Health report 39,313 cases through Apr. 28. This compares with 16,660 cases reported...

India’s GBIT and Oxitec announced the launch of the Friendly™ Aedes project to combat the menace of vector borne diseases including dengue and chikungunya. India recently initiated the outdoor...

Health officials in Kochi district, India has confirmed two diphtheria cases, a six-year-old from Vazhakulam and a 18-year-old from Kaloor, according to Indian media. There is no word on their vaccination...

The number of suspected cases of chikungunya in the Karachi area has eclipsed 1,000 since Dec. 2016, according to the Pakistan Ministry of National Health Services. Between 19 December 2016 and 30 March...

As one author writes in The Island:  Sri Lanka is in the grip of a severe epidemic of Dengue fever and Dengue hemorrhagic fever. The epidemic did not happen over a short period. Dengue has been in Sri...

After reporting Naegleria fowleri deaths in the double digits in 2015 and 2014  (HERE and HERE) in Pakistan, and five deaths reported last year, health officials in Karachi have reported the first such...