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...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 Officials in Delhi, India report some 2,570 dengue fever cases in the past week, bringing the total cases in the national capital to 5,277, more than double the previous tally. This...