Alaskan pet owners in Nome, its surrounds and St. Lawrence Island have been cautioned to ensure their dogs and cats are up to date with their compulsory rabies…
Each year, the Korea Disease Control and Prevention Agency publishes an alert when a species of Culex mosquito, the main vector of the Japanese encephalitis…
The GPEI announced vaccine-derived polio cases (cVDPV2) in two countries in its latest report: Senegal’s first cases for 2021 (two cases from Diourbel region…
Liberia is the first African nation to introduce the typhoid conjugate vaccine (TCV) into its national immunisation program; TCV will be given routinely to…
IN THE Mar 6 WHO global COVID-19 epi update, the agency reported a 6-week run of increasing new case numbers, with the SE Asian and Western Pacific regions…
Local government officials in the NE state of Bihar have reported hundreds of cases of chickenpox, with infections in all age groups. The virus has been…
The first of five new Ebola cases to be reported in the outbreak epicentre of N’Zerekore province since Mar 4 were announced by the WHO regional office this…
According to WHO Africa, ‘robust control and surveillance measures, active (and passive) screening of people at risk and targeted vector control’ are largely…
Vaccination campaigns are underway in N’Djamena and the nearby region of Batha to contain measles outbreaks that have caused a further 653 suspected or…
The arrival of springtime raises the risk of tick bites for people venturing outdoors in many areas of the country’s east and also on the west coast. Several…
Three years after it started, Somalia’s cVDPV3 polio outbreak has been declared over by the WHO (without resulting in any international spread), however the…
The Mar 30 WHO epi update outlines a further rise in new COVID-19 cases and deaths in Brazil, but also a 55 percent weekly increase in new cases in India which…