NewsDesk @bactiman63 According to the India Ministry of Health, the COVID-19 death toll has topped the 500,000 mark today, becoming the third country to eclipse that total. After reporting 1072 additional...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Rare chickenpox deaths in Karnataka Two children have died of chickenpox and three others are taking treatment for it at Nalwar Station Thanda in Kalaburagi district. Read...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Officials in Shivamogga, Karnataka state have reported a case of the tick-borne, Kyasanur Forest Disease, (KFD) in a 57-year-old woman in Kudige village of Thirthahalli. This...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In 2021, five total wild poliovirus 1 (WPV1) cases were reported in the last two endemic countries, Pakistan and Afghanistan with one case and four cases reported, respectively. This...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Chickenpox outbreak in Vellore jail A total of 16 inmates of the Vellore Central Jail housing male prisoners were infected by chicken pox, sources revealed. Read more...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) updated their travel notice this week for Asia and the Pacific Islands with a specific warning about the countries...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The National Centre for Vector Borne Diseases Control Programme (NVBDCP) of the Union Health Ministry reports 33 deaths due to visceral leishmaniasis (VL), or kala-azar...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Officials with the Delhi municipality reported an additional six dengue fever deaths, bringing the total this year to 23. 15, or two-thirds of the deaths were reported...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews According to the World Health Organization (WHO), Pakistan saw a total of 48,906 dengue fever cases including 183 deaths through November 25 this year. Cases have been...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a travel notice this week for Uttar Pradesh, India due to a Zika virus outbreak. The outbreak, which started...