In annual outbreaks throughout Bangladesh, Nipah virus kills around 70 percent of the people it infects. The virus, a distant relative of measles, has no vaccine and no proven medical countermeasures....

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 The India Ministry of Health is now reporting more than 7 million total confirmed COVID-19 cases, the second country to reach this level. Of the total of 7,053,806 cases, 6,077,976,...

Sanofi Pasteur India announced the launch of Tetraxim® (DTaP-IPV). The booster vaccine is indicated for preschoolers and provides protection against four major diseases – Diphtheria, Pertussis,...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Just about a month after Africa was declared free of wild poliovirus, global wild poliovirus and circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus (cVDPV) continue to rise, according...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews India’s Ministry of Health is now reporting more than 5 million COVID-19 cases as of September 16. The second most populous country is now reporting 5,020,359...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The India Ministry of Health reported nearly 91,000 COVID-19 cases Monday, putting the country total to 4,204,613, bypassing Brazil to become the country with the...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews During the past week, Brazil and India both surpassed the 4 million COVID-19 case mark, only following the United States as far as total cases. Brazil The Brazil...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Sri Lanka Ministry of Health’s Epidemiology Unit has reported 25,795 dengue fever cases through today, a total lower than the 35,294 cases seen during the...

More than 32 million children under the age of five vaccinated in 130 districts across Pakistan during the immunization campaign. In addition to the polio drops, children (aged between 6-59 months) received...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The India Ministry of Health and Family Welfare reported a one day record of COVID-19 cases Friday, recording nearly 70,000. This comes after the country tested more...