Officials in Mumbai, India have reported 54 leptospirosis cases in July and 59 cases since the beginning of the year. Approximately a third of the patients diagnosed during the past two weeks have succumbed...

In a follow-up to a report last week, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has reported an additional three leptospirosis fatalities in Mumbai, bringing the total to 15 in just 10 days. At present,...

At least a dozen people in India’s most populous city have died due to the bacterial infection called leptospirosis in the past few weeks after heavy rains and flooding occurred in the city. 12...

The total number of deaths due to the “brain-eating amoeba”, Naegleria fowleri leapt to 11 after Karachi health authorities reported three additional cases during a 24-hour period. In 2014,...

In a follow-up to an earlier report, health officials in Koraput have announced several new cases of human anthrax. According to a Times of India report, six additional cases were reported on Thursday...

Suspected anthrax has taken the lives of three people this week in Koraput district, Odisha state and several others have exhibited symptoms of the bacterial infection, according to an ANI report. It...

The dengue fever outbreak in Yemen, first reported one week ago, has more than doubled in this very short period, according to the latest numbers released by the Supreme Medical Committee in Aden. It...

Karachi health officials have reported the eighth case and fatality due to infection with the parasite, Naegleria fowleri late last week, according to a Pakistan news source. The adult male died at a private...

Several of the major cities of the Indian subcontinent have been experiencing a rise in cases of dengue fever. In Sri Lanka, the Colombo Municipal Council has reported an increase in the commercial capital...

The brain-eating amoeba has returned to Sindh province, Pakistan with a vengeance since the first case, an 18 year old woman, died from the parasitic disease in late April. According to Dunya News today,...