By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The world’s largest measles outbreak reached 299,586 cases through Dec 15 in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). The number of measles-related fatalities ...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews A second fatal human Rift Valley fever (RVF) case in recent weeks was reported in Uganda. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), the second confirmed...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Health officials in Hong Kong report closely monitoring a cluster of pneumonia cases in Wuhan, Hubei Province. According to an announcement from the Health Commission...

By NewsDesk   @bactiman63 Health officials in Iceland are reporting a measles case. According to health authorities, the Children’s Hospital contacted the Epidemiologist on Sunday, December 29th ...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Health officials in American Samoa continues its campaign to vaccinate all school aged children in light of it’s measles outbreak declaration earlier this month. On...

By NewsDesk   @bactiman63 The Sri Lanka Epidemiology Unit with the Ministry of Health recorded 99,120 dengue fever cases in 2019, nearly double the 51,659 cases seen in 2018. November saw the most cases...

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By NewsDesk   @bactiman63 In this end-of-year podcast, I rank what I believe to be the 10 most important infectious disease news stories of 2019. Related podcasts:  Inside the Hot Zone with Dr Mark...

By NewsDesk   @bactiman63 Stray dogs roaming the streets of the Yemen capital of Sana’a have caused a terror and huge public health problem, according to a Gulf365 report (computer translated). The...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Ministry of Labor and Social Welfare (STPS) reported that, with the coordination between health sector authorities and epidemiologists of the Integrating Center...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In a follow-up report on the measles outbreak in Argentina, the Ministry of Health is now reporting 88 confirmed cases of measles, of which 86 are local 2 and were...