The Rajasthan Health Department is reporting 55 cases of Zika virus infection in Jaipur as of Saturday. The first case was confirmed on September 23 in the city’s Shastri Nagar area. All cases...

The Punjab government, with technical support from the World Health Organization Country Office for India launched a micro strategic plan to eliminate malaria from the state by 2020 last month. At a...

The Study The city of Karachi, Pakistan has seen large numbers of Naegleria fowleri deaths in recent years, particularly in people with no history of aquatic recreational activities like swimming, etc. A...

In a follow-up on a report last week, the Press Trust of India reports the death toll of children from diphtheria at a municipal hospital in north-west Delhi has risen to 18. “A total of 18 children...

Two Delhi, India government hospitals have reported a dozen diphtheria deaths in children over the past two weeks, according to a local media report. Eleven children have died in the North Delhi Municipal...

The global number of wild poliovirus type 1 (WPV1) in 2018 has risen to 17 after new cases were reported in Pakistan and Afghanistan. In Pakistan, a new WPV1 case was reported in Sarki Tetara district,...

Officials in Delhi, India are reporting 48 scrub typhus cases treated in four large hospitals in Delhi (Safdarjung hospital, Sir Ganga Ram hospital, Moolchand Medicity and All India Institute of Medical...

Countries in WHO South-East Asia resolved to accelerate efforts to control dengue which threatens nearly 1.3 billion people with frequent and largescale outbreaks, and control malaria, that continues to...

Kerala state health officials issued a health advisory recently due to rising leptospirosis cases and deths in the southern state. Health minister KK Shailaja said there are 123 suspected leptospirosis...

Pakistan’s Field Epidemiology & Disease Surveillance Division (FEDSD) at the National Institute of Health (NIH) in Islamabad issued two health advisories this week over prevention and treatment...