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...

Modeling Dynamics and Prediction of Infectious Diseases is the first international workshop organized jointly by researchers at USA and Indian Institutions. It will be organized at the Sri Sathya Sai Institute...

In a follow-up on the Nipah virus (NiV) outbreak in Kerala State, India, the World Health Organization (WHO) reported Tuesday that no new cases or deaths have been reported since 1 June 2018 and, as of...

The Nepal Epidemiology and Disease Control Division reported that as of Aug. 1, there has been 105 scrub typhus cases reported in the country in just the past two months. Twenty cases have been recorded...

Naegleria fowleri (commonly referred to as the “brain-eating amoeba”), is a microscopic amoeba which is a single-celled living organism. It can cause a rare and devastating infection of the brain called...

Death due to cardiovascular disease is on the rise in India, causing more than one quarter of all deaths in the country in 2015 and affecting rural populations and young adults the most, suggests a study...

After a record year in 2017 reporting more than 186,000 dengue fever cases, 2018 show a very different picture through the first six months of the year. From Jan-Jun this year, Sri Lanka health authorities...

So far in 2018, three cases of extensively drug-resistant XDR typhoid fever were reported in travelers to Pakistan — one who returned to the United Kingdom, and two who returned to the United States. This...