The diphtheria vaccination campaign in Yemen has concluded with some 2.7 million children aged 6 weeks to 15 years in 11 governorates vaccinated. First reported in October 2017, the outbreak has spread...

In an update on the diphtheria and cholera outbreak situation in war-torn Yemen, as of Feb. 10, there are 1,032 probable diphtheria cases, including 64 associated deaths, in 161 districts among 20 governorates...

An IDP camp north of Raqqa, Syria has reported 60 cases of German measles (rubella) in the past few days, according to a Shaam Network report (computer translated). The cases were reported in children...

The World Health Organization Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean (WHO-EMRO) issued their Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS) situation update for January 2018, which reveals 25 laboratory-confirmed...

The National IHR Focal Point of The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia reported 20 additional cases of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS), including eight deaths for the period of 9 December 2017 to 17 January...

Yemen is experiencing the worst diphtheria outbreak since 1989–716 suspected cases and 52 deaths to date– and the people at Save the Children warn that could get worse. The death toll from...

In a follow-up in the rapidly spreading diphtheria outbreak in Yemen, Communications and media officer for the World Health Organization (WHO), Ms. Fadela Chaib said at a press briefing Tuesday that...

Yemen World Health Organization (WHO) spokesman, Tarik Jasarevic announced today that the diphtheria case count in war-torn Yemen has risen to 471 cases , killing 46 since mid-August 2016. “The overall...

Malaysian health officials have confirmed a case of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS-CoV) infection in a returning Umrah pilgrim, according to a release from director-general Datuk Dr Noor Hisham...

The National IHR Focal Point of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) reported one additional case of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS-CoV) infection on Dec. 11. The patient is a 39-year-old male residing...