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...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Global Alliance to Eliminate Lymphatic Filariasis (GAELF) reported this week that Yemen has eliminated lymphatic filariasis as public health problem, making them...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 The Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever (CCHF) virus has been the cause of 100-plus human infections in Iran annually since it was first reported about a decade ago. This calendar...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Cholera cases have picked up dramatically in Yemen in 2019, in fact, during the first six months of this year, the total cholera cases are more than all of 2018. According...

By News Desk   @bactiman63 Iranian health authorities have reported twelve Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever (CCHF) since Mar. 21, according to a Tehran Times report. Of this total, two people have died. According...

By NewsDesk   @bactiman63 The World Health Organization (WHO) announced recently that two countries have been added to the list of countries eliminating measles and rubella. The Regional Verification...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 In an update on the global polio situation, at the twenty-first meeting of the Emergency Committee under the International Health Regulations (2005) (IHR) regarding the international...

By NewsDesk   @bactiman63 In a follow-up on the positive wild poliovirus type 1 (WPV1) from a environmental sample in Sistan-Baluchistan province, Iran, the World Health Organization says subsequent...

Pakistan reported four additional wild poliovirus type 1 (WPV1) cases in the past week. The cases were reported from Bannu district in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province (2); one from North Waziristan district...

Health officials in Yemen reported another 18,000 cholera cases during the week ending May 5, bringing the total suspected cases to 668,891 through the first four months of the year. In addition, 1,081...