After reporting Naegleria fowleri deaths in the double digits the past two years (HERE and HERE) in Pakistan, health officials in Karachi have reported the first such case of 2016. Health officials say...

Health officials in Bidar district of the northern Indian state of Karnataka have reported scores of cholera cases in several villages since May, according to a The Hindu report. Cases have been reported...

In a follow-up to a report of diphtheria cases in Malappuram district, Kerala, India, health officials report three additional cases Tuesday, bringing the total to five in the past week or so. According...

A 15 year old boy from Kerala’s Malappuram district in southern India has died from diphtheria, according to multiple local media reports. All account say the teen was unvaccinated against diphtheria. He...

India is planning a polio immunization drive in high-risk areas of Hyderabad and Rangareddy districts starting next Monday to ensure all vulnerable children living in high-risk areas are given protection...

An outbreak of anthrax has killed two and infected another 10 in Dabuguda village in Renga panchayat under Kashipur block in Odisha’s Rayagada district, according to local media. The survivors are...

In a follow-up on the human anthrax outbreak in northern Bangladesh, the Sirajganj Health District puts the total human anthrax case count at 125 through May 30 from Ullapara, Shahzadpur and Kamarkhand...

In a significant progress against neglected tropical diseases in WHO South-East Asia Region, Maldives and Sri Lanka have eliminated lymphatic filariasis, a disease that was crippling people for decades,...

Sri Lankan health officials are warning the public of the increases of the deadly bacterial infection, Melioidosis, and the risks particularly after the recent floods, landslides and upcoming monsoon...

During the first five months of 2016, Sri Lankan health officials have reported 17,801 dengue fever cases, which is more than 14,479 cases reported this time inn 2015. The Colombo district remains the...