In a follow-up on the chikungunya outbreak in Pakistan, health officials in Sindh province are reporting 4,312 cases of chikungunya year-to-date. Karachi has been hardest hit. This is up from 405 cases...

Results from a Phase 3 efficacy study in India of the Serum Institute of India Pvt. Ltd.’s rotavirus vaccine BRV-PV (known as ROTASIIL®) were published in the journal Vaccine. The study showed...

A Karachi man is the sixth recorded death due to Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever (CCHF) in Pakistan this year-to-date. According to a local media report, the 52-year-old man fell ill following Eidul...

As the Sri Lanka Health Ministry outlines plans to launch National Mosquito Control Week later this month, the total case count in the country has topped 150,000 cases, more than three times the numbers...

The confirmation of 11 diphtheria cases in the district of Raichur in the south Indian state of Karnataka has caused some concern to health authorities. The Hindu reports 33 suspected cases with symptoms...

India has seen a huge increase in cases and deaths from Influenza A (H1N1) through Aug 2017 compared to last year, according to data from the Integrated Disease Surveillance Programme (IDSP). Through...

The number of dengue fever cases continue to climb in Sri Lanka, but a much slower pace in the month of August. Sri Lanka health officials reported more than 40,000 cases in July and only 16,000 through...

Vietnam The number of dengue fever cases in Vietnam spiked by some 10,000 cases in the past week. Tran Đac Phu, head of the ministry’s preventive medicine department, said the country had recorded...

Infection with the “brain-eating amoeba”, Naegleria fowleri has claimed the life of a fifth victim in the capital city of Pakistan’s Sindh province. According to a report in The News,...

At least 24 typhoid cases have been reported from Boddapadu village of Krishna district in Vijayawada metropolis, according to a local media report.  Health officials suspect that water contamination...