By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 In an update on the global polio situation, at the twenty-first meeting of the Emergency Committee under the International Health Regulations (2005) (IHR) regarding the international...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 Pakistan’s National Institute of Health (NIH) has issued advisories for the prevention and control of dengue fever and chikungunya, plus an advisory on Primary Amebic Meningoencephalitis...

By NewsDesk   @bactiman63 Pakistan saw two additional wild poliovirus type 1 (WPV1) cases during the past week– one from Gulshan-e-Iqbal Town in Karachi district, Sindh province, and one from North...

By NewsDesk   @bactiman63 A ten-year-old child from Malappuram district in Kerala state in southwestern India has died from primary amoebic meningoencephalitis (PAM) caused by infection with the parasite,...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 Karachi, Pakistan health officials are reporting 2,982 typhoid cases in the city through May 14, according to a Pakistan Today report. Of this total, 1765 are typhoid/paratyphoid...

Pakistani news media are reporting an additional case of Naegleria fowleri infection in Karachi. A 34-year old man was infected with the lethal parasite and is struggling for life at a private hospital...

Pakistan reported four additional wild poliovirus type 1 (WPV1) cases in the past week. The cases were reported from Bannu district in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province (2); one from North Waziristan district...

The number of cases of the bacterial infection, leptospirosis are up year-to-date in Sri Lanka, according to official data. From January 1 through April 30, the Epidemiology Unit of the Ministry of Health...

Three additional wild poliovirus type 1 (WPV1) cases were reported in Pakistan during the last week, according to the Global Polio Eradication Initiative. Cases were confirmed in Lahore district in Punjab...

Officials with the Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI) reported three additional wild poliovirus type 1 (WPV1) cases from Afghanistan and Pakistan, bringing the total for 2019 to date to 15. In...