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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...

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The small, west central African nation, Equatorial Guinea has reported it’s fourth Wild Poliovirus 1 (WPV-1) case of 2014. According to the Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI) today, the...

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Pakistan, which recorded an outbreak of the “brain-eating” amoeba, Naegleria fowleri in 2012, which killed 10 people,  has recorded it’s first case and fatality in 2014 in a man from...

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The World Health Organization office in Pakistan has reported two cases of the tick-borne viral disease, Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever, during the month of May, according to Weekly Epidemiological Bulletin...

The World Health Organization (WHO) has issued an emergency report detailing the recent spread of wild poliovirus. The statement, released Monday, May 5th, is the result of a two day meeting of the International...

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World Health Organization Director, Dr. Margaret Chan, upon the advice from an Emergency Committee of independent experts, declared recent international spread of wild poliovirus a “public health emergency...