NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Chickenpox outbreak in Vellore jail A total of 16 inmates of the Vellore Central Jail housing male prisoners were infected by chicken pox, sources revealed. Read more...

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NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Whooping cough, or pertussis was one of the most common childhood diseases and a major cause of childhood mortality in the United States in the last century. Before the...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) updated their travel notice this week for Asia and the Pacific Islands with a specific warning about the countries...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The National Centre for Vector Borne Diseases Control Programme (NVBDCP) of the Union Health Ministry reports 33 deaths due to visceral leishmaniasis (VL), or kala-azar...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Officials with the Delhi municipality reported an additional six dengue fever deaths, bringing the total this year to 23. 15, or two-thirds of the deaths were reported...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a travel notice this week for Uttar Pradesh, India due to a Zika virus outbreak. The outbreak, which started...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Health officials in the city of Ahmedabad in Gujarat state in western India are reporting large increases in mosquito-borne diseases, in particular dengue fever and chikungunya. From...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Delhi dengue Six more deaths due to dengue have been reported in the national capital, taking the total number of fatalities due to the vector-borne disease reported...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Minister for Health & Family Welfare and Medical Education for the Govt of Karnataka, Dr Sudhakar K, tweeted Thursday: Two cases of #Omicron variant detected...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 Health officials in Delhi, India recorded some 5,600 dengue fever cases in November, bringing the tally to 7,128 year to date, the most in the national capital in a year since...