By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) updated their travel notice for Pakistan and the outbreak of extensively drug-resistant (XDR) typhoid fever this...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews A human rabies death has been reported in Karachi, according to a Dunya News report. The victim was a 6-year-old boy, resident of Moro area in Sindh province. The...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 A man from the city of Thatta in Sindh province, Pakistan died from rabies after a dog bite due to the local hospital not having rabies post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP). The...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 Village officials are reporting a chickenpox outbreak that has affected hundreds of people across all age groups in Bihar’s Gaya district in eastern India. Village officials...

The Indian SARS-CoV-2 Consortium on Genomics (INSACOG) is a grouping of 10 National Laboratories that was established by Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Govt of India on 25/12/2020. INSACOG is since...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 A patient in Karachi has been diagnosed with Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever (CCHF), according to a report in The Nation. “A patient infected with CCHF has been admitted at...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 A 34-year-old Khairpur man is the first reported case of rabies in Sindh, according to a SAMAA report. The man was reportedly  bitten on the foot by a stray dog three months...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews GSK, PATH, and Bharat Biotech (BBIL) Wednesday announced the signing of a product transfer agreement for the malaria vaccine, RTS,S/AS01E. The agreement includes the...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 A measles outbreak in the city of Jacobabad in Sindh province, Pakistan has left two children dead and many others hospitalized, according to a report in the news source, The...

By Teddy Cambosa The Indian states of Rajasthan, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh and Kerala have reported bird flu outbreaks in their respective states, a statement from the Minister of State...