NewsDesk @bactiman63 Officials with the Sindh Health Department are reporting the first death due to primary amoebic meningoencephalitis (PAM) caused by Naegleria fowleri in 2022, according to a report...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 Pakistan officials report the second polio case of 2022. A two-year-old girl was paralyzed by the wild poliovirus, she had an onset of paralysis on April 14. The new type-1 wild...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 A 15-month-old boy was paralyzed by wild poliovirus in the first such case in 15 months. This is the third case of wild polio to be reported globally in 2022. The type-1 wild poliovirus...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a travel notice Thursday for certain areas in Asia and Eastern Europe due to the risk of polio. The federal health agency...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 Cutaneous leishmaniasis is one of the main tropical diseases in Pakistan and is considered a public health burden in the country. It is caused by a parasite transmitted by the bite...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In 2021, five total wild poliovirus 1 (WPV1) cases were reported in the last two endemic countries, Pakistan and Afghanistan with one case and four cases reported, respectively. This...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) updated their travel notice this week for Asia and the Pacific Islands with a specific warning about the countries...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews According to the World Health Organization (WHO), Pakistan saw a total of 48,906 dengue fever cases including 183 deaths through November 25 this year. Cases have been...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 Punjab province health authorities reported an additional 279 dengue fever cases, including six fatalities in the past day, which includes 217 cases and five deaths from the...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63  On Friday, Dr Faisal Sultan, Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Health, launched a nationwide campaign to vaccinate more than 90 million children against the deadly...