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Karachi health officials have reported the eighth case and fatality due to infection with the parasite, Naegleria fowleri late last week, according to a Pakistan news source. The adult male died at a private...

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The last naturally occurring case of indigenous smallpox was diagnosed in Somalia on 26 October 1977. The once devastating viral disease is estimated to have killed some 300 million people in the 20th...

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Several of the major cities of the Indian subcontinent have been experiencing a rise in cases of dengue fever. In Sri Lanka, the Colombo Municipal Council has reported an increase in the commercial capital...

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The brain-eating amoeba has returned to Sindh province, Pakistan with a vengeance since the first case, an 18 year old woman, died from the parasitic disease in late April. According to Dunya News today,...

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Pakistani media report the fifth death due to the brain-eating amoeba, Naegleria fowleri in the past month. In 2014, some 14 people died due to contracting the lethal parasite in the country. Naegleria...

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For the fourth time in one month, health authorities in Sindh province, Pakistan have reported a fatality due to the “brain-eating amoeba”, Naegleria fowleri. According to the Pakistani news...

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After reporting the first Naegleria fowleri, or “brain-eating amoeba” death of 2015 last month in Karachi, Pakistan media reports that two additional deaths due to parasite have been reported...

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Pakistani health officials are testing over 300 suspected polio cases at the National Institutes of Health in Islamabad, which could make the country’s polio case count go up. As of April 29, Pakistan...

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After a horrible 2014 in Karachi, Pakistan where at least 14 deaths were recorded linked to the “brain-eating amoeba”, Naegleria fowleri, provincial health authorities confirmed Wednesday the...

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Afghanistan, one of the three remaining polio endemic countries on the planet, has reported it’s first case of wild poliovirus type 1 (WPV1) of the year in Hilmand province. In 2014, Afghanistan...