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...

The malaria outbreak in the northeast Indian state of Tripura has caused more than 100 deaths in the past two months prompting calls of “medical negligence” from some opposition groups in the...

A nine-month-old girl has become the sixth Naegleria fowleri, or “brain-eating amoeba” fatality reported in the Karachi area in the past two months, according to a Dawn.com report today. It...

The number of cases and fatalities due to the “brain-eating amoeba”, Naegleria fowleri has increased by two this week, bringing the total number of cases in Karachi to five in the past two...

Four people from Koraput district, Odisha, India have been hospitalized and treated for anthrax infections after allegedly consuming a sick goat, according to a Times of India report. “Patients...