A 26-year-old man became the latest victim of Naegleria fowleri, the brain-eating amoeba, in Karachi, according to local media this week. This follows the deaths of a 40-year-old man in May and a 16-year-old...

Sri Lanka health officials have reported an increase in the number cases of the bacterial disease, leptospirosis during the first five months of 2018. From Jan-May 2017, authorities reported 1,022 cases;...

In a follow-up to a report last month, Sindh province health officials have reported the second Naegleria fowleri fatality of 2018, according to a Daily Times report. This case, like the previous, was...

The Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare, Shri J P Nadda today reviewed the ground situation with the Health Minister of Kerala and took stock of the public health measures in the affected areas. On directions...

Sri Lanka health officials have reported 20443 suspected dengue cases during the first five months of 2018. In 2017, the country saw a massive number of dengue cases with 186,101 suspected cases,...

In an update from Kerala health officials, the number of confirmed cases and deaths has risen to 17 and 15, respectively. Twelve deaths have been reported from Kozhikode while three were reported from...

India has reported 9,175 suspected chikungunya cases through April 2018, according to the National Vector Borne Disease Control Program of the Ministry of Health. Karnataka state has reported the most...

The multi-disciplinary Central Team led by the National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) is presently in Kerala constantly reviewing the situation of the Nipah Virus Disease, according to the India Ministry...

In a follow-up on the Nipah virus outbreak in Kerala state, India, the Ministry of Health provided the following numbers as of May 23: Total number of confirmed cases: 13 Total number of suspected cases:...

In a follow-up on the Nipah virus outbreak in Kerala state in southern India, ten deaths have been reported, mainly from Kozhikode and Mallapuram. Officials say around 94 people have been quarantined...