By NewsDesk @bactiman63 The Pakistan National Institute of Health reported an additional 52 extensively drug-resistant (XDR) typhoid fever the week ending Aug. 14 in Karachi, bringing the total cases...

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By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews With the back-to-back lethal cases of the “brain-eating amoeba”, Naegleria fowleri this month–in California and North Carolina–I wanted to...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Health officials in Karachi, Pakistan are reporting another Naegleria fowleri case in the city, the seventh of the year to date, in a 38-year-old man of North Karachi. He...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In a follow-up to the situation in Karachi, Pakistan and the brain-eating amoeba, Naegleria fowleri, health officials Monday confirmed another amoebic meningitis fatality,...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews According to a report in Dunya News, an additional case of Naegleria fowleri, aka the brain-eating amoeba, has been reported in Dadu district in Sindh on Tuesday. According...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In a follow-up on a report last week, a SAMAA report states a third Naegleria fowleri death has been recorded in Karachi. A 40-year-old man from Karachi died on Monday...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In the past month and a half, the city of Jacobabad, in northern Sindh province, has seen a surge of measles deaths in children. According to a Ary News report,...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Indus Hospital reports receiving a patient from Kashmore district yesterday who has rabies. The patient is a 50-year-old woman who was bitten by a dog on the...

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By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The first two Naegleria fowleri cases/deaths were recently reported in Karachi, Pakistan. This has become something we see more frequently from the city each summer. In...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Pakistan has been a hotspot for infections with the “brain-eating amoeba”, Naegleria fowleri in recent years and now officials are reporting two more...