NewsDesk @bactiman63 During the last week of June 2023, a total of 48 new cases of Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever (CCHF) (15 cases were confirmed positive by PCR) and 3 new deaths were reported in Afghanistan. This...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 In a follow-up on the Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever (CCHF) outbreak in Afghanistan this year, the World Health Organization reports two new lab confirmed cases of CCHF, including...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 On Thursday, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a travel notice for Afghanistan due to an ongoing measles outbreak. Federal health officials report cases...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 This website reported on a measles outbreak in Badakhshan province recently and now the World Health Organization (WHO) put out some details on the situation in the country. They...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews There were eight additional wild poliovirus type 1 (WPV1) cases reported during the past week–six in Afghanistan and two in Pakistan. Globally, 54 WPV-1 cases...

Officials with the Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI) reported three additional wild poliovirus type 1 (WPV1) cases in the past week–one in Afghanistan and two in Pakistan. In Afghanistan,...

UN health officials are reporting the 20th wild poliovirus case in Afghanistan, making it the most cases seen in the country since 2015. The latest case reported is from Shaheed-e-Hassas district of...

The Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI) reported receiving advance notification this week of two additional cases of wild poliovirus type 1 (WPV1) in Kandahar province. This brings the total cases...

The Ministry of Public Health of Afghanistan, together with WHO and UNICEF, launched today the second spring round of National Immunization Days (NIDs) for polio eradication in 2017. Over 9.5 million children...

The Ministry of Public Health along with its partners WHO and UNICEF launched a polio vaccination campaign today in all provinces of the southern, eastern and south-eastern regions as well as selected...