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A 13-year-old boy from Gulshan-e-Iqbal, was admitted to the Darul Sehat Hospital on August 21 and died on August 26 of suspected Naegleria fowleri, the brain-eating amoeba, according to Pakistani news...

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A ninth fatal case of the “brain-eating amoeba”, Naegleria fowleri, has been reported in the Karachi area of Pakistan, according to a News Tribe report today. The victim is a 32-year-old man,...

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Nigeria has reported it’s sixth wild poliovirus -1 (WPV 1) case of the year in Kano State, according to the Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI) Wednesday. This most recent case, which had...

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A man from Karachi Gardens is the eighth victim to the lethal amoeba, Naegleria fowleri in Pakistan this year, according to a Dawn.com report today. The 34-year-old man was admitted to a local hospital...

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The number of wild poliovirus-1 (WPV-1) in Pakistan grows weekly as the country accounts for 79 percent of all polio cases reported globally. Seven new WPV1 cases were reported in the past week, all from...

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Pakistan has reported it’s seventh death due to the “brain-eating amoeba” since May, according to a report in the news source, Dawn today. The 29-year-old man from Karachi fell victim...

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The Tennessee Department of Health, in alignment with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, is issuing polio vaccination guidance for individuals planning travel to and from 10 countries where...

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The polio outbreak in the Horn of Africa that began in Somalia in April 2013 continues into the summer of 2014 as Somalia reports three additional cases of wild poliovirus 1 (WPV 1) during the past week...

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A nine-month-old girl has become the sixth Naegleria fowleri, or “brain-eating amoeba” fatality reported in the Karachi area in the past two months, according to a Dawn.com report today. It...

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The number of cases and fatalities due to the “brain-eating amoeba”, Naegleria fowleri has increased by two this week, bringing the total number of cases in Karachi to five in the past two...