A ninth fatal case of the “brain-eating amoeba”, Naegleria fowleri, has been reported in the Karachi area of Pakistan, according to a News Tribe report today. The victim is a 32-year-old man,...

The number of human anthrax cases in Bangladesh has jumped to 170 cases being reported in at least four districts, according to a Daily Sun report yesterday. The report states 113 people were infected...

At least nine people involved with the processing of a anthrax-tainted dead cow have been sickened with anthrax, according to the Bangladeshi news source, The Independent today. The report states the...

A man from Karachi Gardens is the eighth victim to the lethal amoeba, Naegleria fowleri in Pakistan this year, according to a Dawn.com report today. The 34-year-old man was admitted to a local hospital...

The number of wild poliovirus-1 (WPV-1) in Pakistan grows weekly as the country accounts for 79 percent of all polio cases reported globally. Seven new WPV1 cases were reported in the past week, all from...

Hidyatullah National Law University in Raipur, Chhattisgarh, India has closed their doors until the end of the month due to an chickenpox outbreak on campus. According to the Times of India, more than...

Pakistan has reported it’s seventh death due to the “brain-eating amoeba” since May, according to a report in the news source, Dawn today. The 29-year-old man from Karachi fell victim...

At least 15 cases of the dangerous, vaccine preventable disease, diphtheria, has been reported during the first week of August in Hyderabad, India, according to a Deccan Chronicle report today. The children...

More than 250 people have been sickened with diarrhea in the village of Niphad, Nashik District of Maharashtra, India, according to a Times of India report. The outbreak, to which the source and etiology...

The Japanese encephalitis outbreak in India has killed more than 150 people to date and health officials fear this number could rise. According to a report in The Peninsula today,  102 people have died...