Hep A in southern Kolkata neighbourhood; Second diphtheria case for Kerala, India

Between 50 and 60 hepatitis A cases have been diagnosed in residents of two southern Kolkata neighbourhoods in the Baghajatin-Ramgarh-Gangulibagan belt and authorities have expressed concern that the outbreak could spread to other nearby areas.

THE SOUTHERN state of Kerala has recorded a second case of diphtheria this year. The most recent infection occurred in a young boy from a suburb of Trivandrum, Parassala, while the earlier case was in a 21yo from Kattakada, Thiruvananthapuram District. Read more.

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