The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the expanded use of Adacel® (Tetanus Toxoid, Reduced Diphtheria Toxoid and Acellular Pertussis (Tdap) Vaccine Adsorbed) to include repeat vaccination...

Global health care company, Sanofi, announced Wednesday that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the pediatric hexavalent combination vaccine, VAXELIS™ . VAXELIS was developed as part...

Philippines health officials have reported an increase in the vaccine preventable disease, diphtheria, in four regions of the country, while nationally, cases have decreased in 2018. Bicol, Davao, Soccsksargen...

The Ukraine Ministry of Health is reminding adults to get their booster shots for tetanus and diphtheria as immunity does not last for a lifetime. During the first 10 months of 2018, 9 cases of diphtheria...

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,...