The oldest victim to date from the “brain-eating amoeba”, Naegleria fowleri this year in Sindh province has become the eleventh fatality to the lethal parasitic disease, according to a Dawn.com...

Both Pakistan and Afghanistan, two of the remaining endemic countries,  reported new wild poliovirus type 1 (WPV1) cases during the past week, according to the Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI)...

Health officials in Kota district, Rajasthan state, India are on alert after a woman died from scrub typhus, according to a Times of India report Saturday. This was the ninth scrub typhus case reported...

Although death by rabies is nearly inevitable after symptoms begin, there are a few that have survived the deadly virus. In India, a 16-year-old native of Gurdaspur had reportedly survived rabies after...

The Indian-Bengali filmmaker is reportedly hospitalized with dengue fever, according to multiple reports. Dr Rajeev Seal said 68-year-old veteran actress and director, Aparna Sen was admitted to Fortis...

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Health Ministers from Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Nepal and Thailand Tuesday signed a Memorandum of Understanding to collaborate in the elimination of Visceral Leishmaniasis (kala-azar) from their countries...

The 35-year-old Hindi film actor has been released from the hospital after contracting and recovering from the mosquito borne viral disease, dengue fever, according to Digital Spy. Nikhil Dwivedi reportedly...

A 13-year-old boy from Gulshan-e-Iqbal, was admitted to the Darul Sehat Hospital on August 21 and died on August 26 of suspected Naegleria fowleri, the brain-eating amoeba, according to Pakistani news...

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...