In a follow-up on the diphtheria situation in Venezuela, UN health officials report that the number of diphtheria cases reported in Venezuela in 2018 year to date has hit the 800 mark, up 260 cases in...

The Malaysia Ministry of Health (MOH) reported this week on the death due to diphtheria in the district of Johor Bahru. The reported case is a 14-month-old girl. The patient has never received any...

In a follow-up on a report last week, the Press Trust of India reports the death toll of children from diphtheria at a municipal hospital in north-west Delhi has risen to 18. “A total of 18 children...

Two Delhi, India government hospitals have reported a dozen diphtheria deaths in children over the past two weeks, according to a local media report. Eleven children have died in the North Delhi Municipal...

The diphtheria outbreak in Venezuela that began in July 2016 continues. 1,904 suspected diphtheria cases reported, including 164 deaths: 324 cases and 17 deaths in 2016, 1,040 cases and 103 deaths in...

In a follow-up on the diphtheria situation in Ukraine, the Center for Public Health of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine is reporting new case (computer translated), the fourth case of diphtheria in country,...

Measles Ukrainian health officials recorded an additional 1,021 measles cases in the past week, bringing the total cases for the year to 25,008. Of this total, 10,085 adults and 14,923 children have...

Alberta Health Services Public Health has identified a confirmed case of diphtheria in Medicine Hat. The risk to the general public is low. Public Health is contacting and managing those who had significant...

Infectious disease pediatrician Nathaly Brito confirmed last week that the vaccine-preventable disease, diphtheria, has killed some 19 children at the pediatric hospital Menca de Leoni, in the state...

Measles The measles outbreak in Ukraine increased by 1,401 cases in the past week (560 adults and 841 children), bringing the total for the year to 21,894 (8,557 adults and 13,037 children) for the...