Sri Lanka health officials reported 10,788 suspected dengue cases during the first two months of 2016. According to the Epidemiology Unit,Ministry of Health,  approximately 51.21 percent of these cases...

It’s been confirmed that 37 sheep in Vellore, Tamil Nadu did die from anthrax infection prompting vaccination of animals in some eight villages in the district, according to Indian media. Between...

The number of wild poliovirus type 1 (WPV1) stands at five for 2016 to date, with the addition of three new cases in Pakistan in the past week. According to the Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI),...

The news concerning worldwide polio has been quiet during the first several weeks of 2016; however, the first wild poliovirus type 1 (WPV1) and circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus type 1 (cVDPV1)...

In what is clearly an unusual event, the Times of India are reporting on the survival of a 14-year-old boy from the very lethal primary amoebic meningoencephelitis or PAM caused by the amoebic parasite,...

Officials with the Pakistan Ministry of National Health Services, Regulations and Coordination says the number of dengue fever cases in the country was nearly 10,000 in 2015, according to local media...

Pakistan is one of two remaining polio endemic countries remaining and in 2015, they saw the most cases of wild poliovirus despite seeing a significant reduction in cases from 2014. Violence against polio...

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On 13 January, WHO South-East Asia Region completes five years without any case of wild poliovirus. This is a remarkable achievement in view of the continued threat of poliovirus importation from the...

In late December 2015, new cases of Kyasanur Forest disease (KFD), or monkey fever, occurred in the Mauxi region of the Thane village panchayat in southwestern India, according to the Indian newspaper...

In the capital of the Tamil Nadu state in eastern India, health professionals in Chennai are reporting seeing a spike in cases of scrub typhus. The Times of India reports:  “In the last two weeks,...