After reporting the first Naegleria fowleri, or “brain-eating amoeba” death of 2015 last month in Karachi, Pakistan media reports that two additional deaths due to parasite have been reported...

A woman from Ammapettai, Tamil Nadu died of rabies yesterday, about two weeks after being bitten by a puppy. The Press Trust of India reports the 45-year-old victim initially neglected the bite wound...

Pakistani health officials are testing over 300 suspected polio cases at the National Institutes of Health in Islamabad, which could make the country’s polio case count go up. As of April 29, Pakistan...

After a horrible 2014 in Karachi, Pakistan where at least 14 deaths were recorded linked to the “brain-eating amoeba”, Naegleria fowleri, provincial health authorities confirmed Wednesday the...

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A global study on canine rabies, published today (16 April 2015), has found that 160 people die every single day from the disease.  The report is the first study to consider the impact in terms of deaths...

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...