By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Two Nipah virus death are reported in Bangladesh, according to a Prothom Alo report (computer translated).  No officials statements have been posted by the IEDCR. Professor...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Government of American Samoa is reporting three additional confirmed measles cases, bringing the total to 15. The latest cases are a 27-year-old woman and two...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Officials in Sri Lanka say they have the first confirmed case of novel coronavirus in a Chinese tourist. According to a Reuters report, “A Chinese lady, who is in...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Two additional novel coronavirus cases have been reported in Japan, bringing the case total in the country to six, according to a Japan Times report. One of the new...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Thailand update Health officials in Thailand reported (computer translated) an additional six confirmed novel coronavirus cases, bringing the country’s tally...

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation announced that it is immediately committing $10 million in emergency funds and corresponding technical support to help frontline responders in China and Africa accelerate...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Health officials in Germany are reporting (computer translated) the first confirmed novel coronavirus (2019-NoCv) case in the country. The patient is from the district...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Uganda Ministry of Health confirmed an outbreak of yellow fever in Moyo District in West Nile region and Buliisa District in Hoima region. According to the World...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Over the course of 2019, the landlocked African country of Burundi has seen a progressive increase in the number of malaria cases reported across the 46 districts...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In a follow-up on a report Saturday, officials in Ontario, Canada confirmed that the wife of the province’s first case of Wuhan novel coronavirus has tested...