A disease normally seen in more rural areas of India, is being seen with more frequency in the capital city of Chennai in Tamil Nadu state. According to a Times of India report, Infectious diseases specialist...

The Bangladesh Institute of Epidemiology, Disease Control and Research (IEDCR) has reported a total of nine human Nipah virus cases this year as of Feb. 2015. Of the nine cases, health officials report...

The number of H1N1 influenza, or swine flu deaths have increased by some 600 in the past two weeks in India as health officials now report the swine flu death tally at 2,011. The number of people affected...

Health officials in Koraput District of Odisha state in India are reporting three human cases of anthrax in Satasemala villagers, according to India media accounts. It is noted that one of those sickened...

In a recent study published in the journal, Cell Host & Microbe, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) researchers report their finding that the outbreak of swine flu in India that started...

Sri Lankan health officials have reported more than 600 cases of the bacterial disease, leptospirosis, in several districts, according to a Sunday Times report. The 614 cases have been reported from Anuradhapura,...

Afghanistan, one of the three remaining polio endemic countries on the planet, has reported it’s first case of wild poliovirus type 1 (WPV1) of the year in Hilmand province. In 2014, Afghanistan...

The India Ministry of Health released their provisional data on vector borne diseases for 2014 Friday and it shows that there were 535 deaths due to malaria last year. Tripura and Meghalaya States saw...

In what is the worst H1N1 influenza outbreak in India since the 2009-2010 pandemic, Indian health officials now the death toll at 926 nationwide during the past 11 weeks. Shri Jagat Prakash Nadda, Union...

The H1N1 influenza, or swine flu has been taking a harsh toll on India this season as more than 13,600 cases have been reported nationwide resulting in 812 deaths, according to the Indian the Health Ministry. The...