The Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare, Shri J P Nadda today reviewed the ground situation with the Health Minister of Kerala and took stock of the public health measures in the affected areas. On directions...

In an update from Kerala health officials, the number of confirmed cases and deaths has risen to 17 and 15, respectively. Twelve deaths have been reported from Kozhikode while three were reported from...

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Nipah virus (NiV) is an emerging and serious viral zoonotic disease that carries with it a high case fatality rate (in the ballpark of 70% or more). NiV is an enveloped RNA virus and along with Hendra...

India has reported 9,175 suspected chikungunya cases through April 2018, according to the National Vector Borne Disease Control Program of the Ministry of Health. Karnataka state has reported the most...

The multi-disciplinary Central Team led by the National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) is presently in Kerala constantly reviewing the situation of the Nipah Virus Disease, according to the India Ministry...

CEPI—the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations—today announced a collaboration with Profectus BioSciences, Inc. and Emergent BioSolutions Inc. under which Profectus and Emergent will receive...

In a follow-up on the Nipah virus outbreak in Kerala state, India, the Ministry of Health provided the following numbers as of May 23: Total number of confirmed cases: 13 Total number of suspected cases:...

In a follow-up on the Nipah virus outbreak in Kerala state in southern India, ten deaths have been reported, mainly from Kozhikode and Mallapuram. Officials say around 94 people have been quarantined...

Media accounts in India are reporting a Nipah virus outbreak in Kozhikode, Kerala State. Several fatalities have been reported, including three from one family. On Sunday evening Kerala Health Services...

Toronto Public Health (TPH) is investigating a lab-confirmed case of measles in an infant who recently travelled abroad. Members of the public may have been exposed to measles in the following settings: April...