By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews There were five additional wild poliovirus type 1 (WPV1) cases reported this past week in two of the remaining endemic countries–Pakistan and Afghanistan. In...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Health officials in India are reporting the fourth death in 2020 from Kyasanur Forest disease (KFD), or monkey fever, in Shivamogga district in Karnataka state. The...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Officials with Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Center (JPMC) in Karachi are reporting two cases of  Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever (CCHF) in Sindh province in a week. The...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Pakistan Ministry of Health is reporting 1,495 confirmed COVID-19 cases in the country through Saturday. The bulk of the cases have been reported in Punjab (557)...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Pakistan reported two additional cases of wild poliovirus type 1 (WPV1) in Sindh province this past week. This brings the number of 2020 cases in Pakistan to 32 and...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Government of India announced today the Ministries/ Departments of Government of India, State/Union Territory Governments and State/ Union Territory Authorities...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews COVID-19 With the addition of a confirmed coronavirus disease 2019, or COVID-19 case Saturday, the total case count in Sri Lanka now stands at 78 with one case reported...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Pakistan reported five additional wild poliovirus type 1 (WPV1) cases during the past week, bringing the total to 30 in 2020 to date. The five new cases include two...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Pakistan reported an additional four wild poliovirus type 1 (WPV1) cases this past week, one each in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Balochistan and two in Sindh. According...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Global health officials reported six additional wild poliovirus type 1 (WPV1) in two countries last week, bringing the total for the year to 23. In Pakistan, four...