Reductions in malaria cases have stalled after several years of decline globally, according to the new World malaria report 2018. For the second consecutive year, the annual report produced by WHO reveals...

In one of the largest studies to measure the burden of antibiotic resistance in a low- or middle-income country, researchers at the Center for Disease Dynamics, Economics & Policy report that in-hospital...

In a follow-up on the Zika virus outbreak in Jaipur, Rajasthan, India has grown to 109 cases in one month, according to a The Hindu report. The comes after health officials reported nine additional cases...

The Rajasthan Health Department is reporting 55 cases of Zika virus infection in Jaipur as of Saturday. The first case was confirmed on September 23 in the city’s Shastri Nagar area. All cases...

The Punjab government, with technical support from the World Health Organization Country Office for India launched a micro strategic plan to eliminate malaria from the state by 2020 last month. At a...

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...

Officials in Delhi, India are reporting 48 scrub typhus cases treated in four large hospitals in Delhi (Safdarjung hospital, Sir Ganga Ram hospital, Moolchand Medicity and All India Institute of Medical...

Countries in WHO South-East Asia resolved to accelerate efforts to control dengue which threatens nearly 1.3 billion people with frequent and largescale outbreaks, and control malaria, that continues to...

Kerala state health officials issued a health advisory recently due to rising leptospirosis cases and deths in the southern state. Health minister KK Shailaja said there are 123 suspected leptospirosis...