By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The number of wild poliovirus type 1 (WPV1) reported globally so far in 2020 is now 67 as Afghanistan and Pakistan report additional cases this week. In Afghanistan,...

The number of human tuberculosis (TB) cases that are due to transmission from animals, as opposed to human-to-human transmission, may be much higher than previously estimated, according to an international...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews India’s Ministry of Health reported 11,458 new COVID-19 infections Saturday, a daily record in the country, bringing the outbreak total to 308,992. This has...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews India’s Ministry of Health saw 9,887 new COVID-19 cases during the past 24 hours, the largest one day spike so far, bringing the country case tally to more than...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The COVID-19 outbreak in Pakistan increased by 3,039 new cases and 88 deaths in the last 24 hours, bringing the country totals to 69,496 cases and 1483 deaths through...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Health officials in Karachi, Pakistan report two human rabies cases in the past three days, bringing the total to seven this year. The most recent fatal case was...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews There were eight additional wild poliovirus type 1 (WPV1) cases reported during the past week–six in Afghanistan and two in Pakistan. Globally, 54 WPV-1 cases...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Sri Lanka health officials have reported 18,835 dengue fever cases through the first four months of 2020 and are warning of a possible surge in cases with the onset...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Health officials in Pakistan reported 783 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours, bringing the total to 12,723 through April 26. Of this total, 281 deaths have been...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews According to the latest data from the Institute of Epidemiology, Disease Control and Research (IEDCR), of the more than 46,000 COVID-19 tests performed in the country,...