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The number of dengue fever cases reported in the city formerly known as Bombay, Mumbai was about 4,000 during the month of October, according to a Times of India report. The high number of cases comes...

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An outbreak of chickenpox has affected at least 10 children at Ashokjhar village in Jajpur district in Odisha state, India, according to a recent Times of India report. Of the Juang tribal children affected,...

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In an unusual story out of India, a young lioness who attacked  five people in the Kachivada area of Amreli died over the weekend from suspected rabies, according to a Times of India report Thursday. The...

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While in the United States there were less than five cases of diphtheria reported to the CDC in the past decade, the disease continues to play a role globally. In 2011, 4,887 cases of diphtheria were...

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An anthrax outbreak that has been responsible for the deaths of at least seven people has caused health officials to quarantine a village, according to a BioPrep Watch report Thursday. A team from the...

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A 14-year-old boy from Warapudi village in Indapur taluka in Pune district became the latest victim of the deadly viral disease in the Pune District of India, bringing the death toll in this one area...

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Co-infections with two mosquito borne diseases are being seen in Mumbai, India and doctors are advising practitioners to be aware of this phenomenon. Although not a frequently seen situation, Dr Khusrav...

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In a follow-up to an article yesterday, How is Asia preparing for Ebola?, I wanted to look at the preparedness plans of two more Asian countries with large population centers–India and Thailand. In...

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Sanofi Pasteur, the vaccines division of Sanofi, announced today the start of a phase III clinical trial in India for its investigational rotavirus vaccine, developed and manufactured by its affiliate...

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A newly published study in the American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene published Monday shows that the number of dengue fever cases reported in the country annually are vastly underreported. The...