In a follow-up report on the diphtheria tragedy in Punjab province, Pakistan, local media reports since that 50 children have been admitted to the Children’s hospital in Lahore for the dangerous...

Seven children have died from diphtheria in recent weeks in Lahore, Punjab province, Pakistan, according to a Dawn.com report this weekend. The reason cited was the unavailability of  diphtheria antitoxin...

According to the Control of Communicable Diseases Manual, all mammals are susceptible to rabies. Raccoons, skunks, foxes, bats, dogs, coyotes and cats are the likely suspects. Other animals like otters...

When comparing the data on the mosquito borne infections, dengue fever and malaria, from 2014 to 2015, it is noted that the number of dengue fever cases in the country has more than doubled last years...

Bollywood provides more than entertainment to the 1 billion people of India, the stars of the cinema are also in the news occasionally on topics of infectious diseases. 73-year-old actor, Amitabh Bachchan,...

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Celltick announces its partnership with the National Dengue Control Unit of the Government of Sri Lanka’s Ministry of Health, to spread awareness about the dengue epidemic to an estimated five million...

According to an Indian online newspaper, there has been a recent spike in the number of cases of leptospirosis – a water-borne zoonotic disease – in the Uttara Kannada district of India.  Uttara...

The last time a child was stricken with wild poliovirus type 3 (WPV3) was three years ago this past Tuesday when a 11 month old child from Yobe, Nigeria was paralyzed on 10 November 2012. Wild poliovirus...

Health and district administration officials in Bagalkot district in the Indian state of Karnataka are experiencing a surge of scores of malaria cases during the past week causing officials to make moves...

In 1996, the city of Delhi, India saw more than 10,000 dengue fever cases making it the worst outbreak in modern times…until now. Multiple Indian media sources report that the dengue tally in the...