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...

Officials with the Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre (JPMC) in Karachi, Pakistan is reporting the death of a 21-year old student from the Orangi Town area due to the “brain-eating amoeba”,...

Yemen Yemeni health officials reported an additional 27,840 suspected cases of cholera with 48 associated deaths during the week ending April 14. Eighteen percent of these are considered severe cases. The...

The Minister of Health of Iraq Dr Alaa Alwan launched a 5-day polio vaccination campaign in Baghdad on 7 April 2019. “This is an important event for the health sector in Iraq. Poliomyelitis is one of...

Since first reported in Saudi Arabia in 2012, 2,400-plus Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) cases reported in 27 countries, including more than 800 fatalities. Since the beginning...