The ongoing measles outbreaks across Europe continue to produce new cases, with four regional countries reporting seven deaths collectively to date this year.…
Yellow fever virus is continuing its spread into new areas throughout Brazil, with health authorities struggling to vaccinate those people who now live in…
The American Samoa Government has reminded  residents and travellers of the continuing presence of dengue fever in the post-cyclone period.  Effective mosquito…
The city of Limerick is at the centre of a measles outbreak with 22 cases already recorded this year. Health authorities are advising adults under 40 years of…
Almost half of the country’s 28 districts have now reported cholera infections. A further 172 cases over the past month have taken the total to 718 and 19…
Insecticide fogging is already being carried out in parts of Rajasthan after an early rise in dengue fever and chikungunya cases, most of which were in the…
Insufficient funds for buying the necessary vaccines is one reason given for the human rabies toll – 72 people died from the infection last year. Of the 11,000…
Each year leptospirosis infections spike during the November to March wet season as people are exposed to the bacteria in floodwaters and soil that are…
The WHO has assessed the degree of risk imposed by ‘the largest outbreak of Lassa fever ever reported in Nigeria’ as moderate on a regional level as the toll…
The island nation is currently recording an average of 61 new dengue fever cases every week. The Health Minister announced the figures at the end of last week…
Measles has killed at least eight of the 100 children infected this year in the province of Sindh – the deaths occurred in Hyderabad and the city of Badin to…
Influenza season is still underway, with most countries in the region (particularly Denmark, Estonia, Norway, Sweden, and Russia) reporting high amounts of…