In a follow-up to the ongoing reports on the anthrax outbreak in Sirajganj District in Bangladesh, local media report that the total human cases reported has topped 100 in the past month, calling it the...

In a major public health feat, WHO South-East Asia Region has eliminated maternal and neonatal tetanus with all districts across the 11 countries having reduced the cases to less one than per 1 000 live...

In a follow-up to a report yesterday about an anthrax outbreak in Bangladesh’s Sirajganj district, local media reports reveal the outbreak has grown significantly in the past day. In a single village...

Dozens of people in Bangladesh’s Sirajganj district have been infected with anthrax, according to district health officials. The Daily Star reports the affected individuals from Jamtoli village...

An elderly man from Ahmednagar District in the Indian state of Maharashtra has died from rabies five years after getting bitten by a dog, according to Indian media. The man was bit on the hand about five...

Health officials in Sri Lanka are reporting nearly 16,000 dengue fever cases through the first third of 2016, with 14 dengue related fatalities to date. Of the 15,502 cases reported in the first four...

Thirteen people, including a one-year-old child, have become infected with anthrax in Hukumpeta, Andhra Pradesh in southeastern India, according to local media accounts. The patients, who were admitted...

During World Immunization Week 2016, held 24-30 April, WHO highlights recent gains in immunization coverage, and outlines further steps countries can take to “Close the Immunization Gap” and meet global...

Outbreaks of the deadly Nipah virus has been recorded almost every year in selected districts of Bangladesh since 2001. Since the outbreak in Meherpur in April-May 2001, Bangladesh has seen 260 cases...

Just days after reporting an anthrax outbreak in Jharkland state, India, officials in Odisha state, an eastern Indian state on the Bay of Bengal, are reporting an anthrax outbreak that has killed at...