NewsDesk @bactiman63 The Philippines has been grappling with an increase in vaccine-preventable diseases (VPDs) in the first months of 2023–diphtheria cases are up 775 percent, measles are up 299...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 Philippines health officials have reported a 565 percent increase in measles cases year to date, according to health department data. From January 1 through February 25, 2023, 133...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 The Philippines Department of Health has reported increases in most vaccine-preventable diseases in 2022 year to date, according to their latest data published this week. Diphtheria Through...

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...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63  On Friday, Dr Faisal Sultan, Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Health, launched a nationwide campaign to vaccinate more than 90 million children against the deadly...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews U.S. Senator Roger Marshall, M.D. of Kansas on Friday called on the Biden administration to double down on efforts to ensure refugees are properly tested and held...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 The Florida Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics recognizes routine immunizations as  a key component of pediatric healthcare and a critical pillar of public health....

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Health officials in Karachi, Pakistan have reported five deaths in children over the past 15 days due to vaccine-preventable diseases. The News reports at least three...

Vaccine-preventable diseases have not just returned, but surged in crisis hit Venezuela, according to new research presented at this year’s European Congress of Clinical Microbiology & Infectious...

Disease outbreak and health emergency response is a massive undertaking and involves a number of stakeholders in different areas of expertise. One important part of the outbreak response is health promotion. Joining...