By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) in Bangladesh recorded an additional 143 new dengue cases on Tuesday as the surge in the mosquito borne disease continues...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In a follow-up on a report earlier this week, the India Ministry of Health and Family Welfare released the following information on investigation into the first documented...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews H5N1 is a type of influenza virus that causes a highly infectious, severe respiratory disease in birds called avian influenza, aka bird flu. Human cases of H5N1 avian...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In Kerala state, India, Health Minister Veena George said two more people in the state have been diagnosed with the Zika virus. The victims were identified as a 38-year-old...

Resistance to antibiotics is common and often deadly among children with pneumonia in Bangladesh, according to a new study coauthored by researchers from Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) with colleagues...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Mucormycosis in Delhi According to officials figures, till July 6, Delhi had recorded 1,656 mucormycosis cases, including 952 active cases, according to a Economic...

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 The Forest and Animal Husbandry Department in Coimbatore district, Tamil Nadu state, India are reporting the death of a wild elephant  from anthrax in Anaikatti. The...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In a follow-up on the Zika virus infection situation in Kerala state, India, Health Minister Veena George confirmed one additional case on Saturday and three additional...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Government of Kerala reported today on the situation of Zika virus in the state. According to the National Institute of Virology (NIV), 14 cases have been confirmed. An...