Between 31 August and 26 September 2017, the national IHR focal point of Saudi Arabia reported nine additional cases of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS), including four deaths. In addition, four...

UN health officials are reported seven additional Circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus (cVDPV2) cases–5 cases from Mayadeen and 1 from Boukamal districts, Deir Ez-Zor governorate, and 1 case from...

The number of cholera cases in Yemen have exceeded 750,000 since late April and the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) predicts an even more dire scenario–one million cases by years...

In a follow-up on the Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever (CCHF) outbreak in Iran since March, officials report the number of cases have surpassed 120 in the past six months from 13 different provinces, according...

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) reported one additional case of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS-CoV) infection in a a 78-year-old male residing in Al Ain city. This is the fourth case of MERS-CoV...

The cholera outbreak continues to spread in Yemen. 704,544 suspected cholera cases & 2103 deaths have been reported in less than 5 months. “Two years of conflict in Yemen have wrecked people’s...

On 30 August 2017, the national IHR focal point of Oman reported one case of Middle East respiratory syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV). The last report of MERS-CoV from Oman was on 29 November 2016. The...

The number of circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus (cVDPV) cases reported in 2017 is now 47 as additional cases have been reported in Syria and the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), according...

By Jaclyn Guerrero, Epidemiologist at Metabiota, the pioneer in epidemic risk modeling This week, millions of Muslims will make their pilgrimage to Mecca, Saudi Arabia, known as the Hajj. For observant...

In a follow-up on the circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus type 2 (cVDPV2) situation in Syria, three new cases were officially reported in the past week, according to the Global Polio Eradication...