NewsDesk @bactiman63 Recently, a novel finding by icddr,b (formerly known as the International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh) scientists, and partners published in the journal of...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 Pakistan’s first detection of wild poliovirus in 2023 has been detected in an environmental sample in Lahore. The virus found in Gulshan Ravi has links to a poliovirus found in...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 In Rajshahi, near the Bangladesh-India border, a seven-year-old child died of Nipah virus Monday, according to local media. The boy is the is the second victim that died of the...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 Bangladesh health authorities reported three Nipah virus cases in 2022. According to the Institute of Epidemiology Disease Control and Research (IEDCR),  two cases were reported...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 Nepal health authorities reported a total of 54,784 dengue cases in 2022. This is more than a 10,000 percent increase compared to 2021 when 540 cases were reported. Bagmati province...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 Bangladesh’s Institute of Epidemiology Disease Control and Research (IEDCR) announced this week the death of a 35-year-old woman from Rajshahi from Nipah virus (NiV). It is...

By NewsDesk   @bactiman63 The Bangladesh Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) ended 2022 reporting 281 total dengue related deaths, easily breaking the previous record for fatalities in 2019...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 Government data on measles in India was presented to the Lok Sabha today by Minister of State for Health Bharati Pravin Pawar which revealed a total 10,416 laboratory-confirmed cases...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 Measles in Mumbai Another suspected measles death was reported on Dec 12. The child, aged four, was a resident of Sakinaka and partially immunised. With this, the number of deaths...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 For the second time since the Bangladesh government started keeping records on dengue in 2000, the country has eclipsed the 60,000 dengue case tally nationally. According to data...