By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews First it was cholera, then diphtheria, now it appears the latest infectious disease epidemic to hit war-stricken Yemen is dengue fever. In a recent Save the Children...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Health officials in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) reported one laboratory-confirmed case of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) in late December...

By NewsDesk   @bactiman63 Stray dogs roaming the streets of the Yemen capital of Sana’a have caused a terror and huge public health problem, according to a Gulf365 report (computer translated). The...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 Earlier this month, health officials in Qatar reported three laboratory-confirmed cases of Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS-CoV) infection. According to the World Health...

The National IHR Focal Point of Saudi Arabia reported 10 additional cases of Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS-CoV) infection and one associated death in the month of November, according to the World...

A team of medical experts from Israel’s Sheba Medical Center, Tel HaShomer is preparing for an emergency deployment to the Pacific island nation of Samoa following an urgent request from the World Health...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Earlier this month, officials in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) reported a confirmed case of Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) infection. According...

Lebanon health officials are reporting a measles outbreak in the country. Since November 2018, a total of 1,171 cases have been reported and no deaths. Measles cases have been reported in all eight Lebanese...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The World Health Organization Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean recently released the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) situation update for September...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Dengue fever Officials are reporting a seasonal spike in dengue fever cases in Yemen in 2019. There have been 14,540 suspected cases of dengue fever, with 79 associated...