The number of dengue fever cases reported in the city formerly known as Bombay, Mumbai was about 4,000 during the month of October, according to a Times of India report. The high number of cases comes...

An outbreak of chickenpox has affected at least 10 children at Ashokjhar village in Jajpur district in Odisha state, India, according to a recent Times of India report. Of the Juang tribal children affected,...

In an unusual story out of India, a young lioness who attacked  five people in the Kachivada area of Amreli died over the weekend from suspected rabies, according to a Times of India report Thursday. The...

While in the United States there were less than five cases of diphtheria reported to the CDC in the past decade, the disease continues to play a role globally. In 2011, 4,887 cases of diphtheria were...

Dengue fever has made it’s presence known in the northeastern city of Rawalpindi as recent reports say the northern Punjab city has topped 1,000 cases. The total number of confirmed patients reported...

As World Polio Week came to a close Wednesday, we got a look at the great progress that has been accomplished since 1988 when the forty-first World Health Assembly adopted a resolution for the worldwide...

An anthrax outbreak that has been responsible for the deaths of at least seven people has caused health officials to quarantine a village, according to a BioPrep Watch report Thursday. A team from the...

Karachi health officials are reporting the 13th fatality this year from the “brain-eating amoeba”, Naegleria fowleri in Sindh province. The latest victim, a 27-year-old Karachi resident, was...

A 14-year-old boy from Warapudi village in Indapur taluka in Pune district became the latest victim of the deadly viral disease in the Pune District of India, bringing the death toll in this one area...

October 23 marked the beginning of World Polio Week and great strides have been made toward the eradication of the crippling viral disease. The Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI) says, “Since...