Queensland health authorities plan for full outbreak response in an attempt to stop further spread after a locally-acquired case of dengue fever was reported…
After an early start to the season in Siem Reap, paediatric cases are on the rise for hospital admissions from dengue, and severe dengue.
Between 50 and 60 hepatitis A cases have been diagnosed in residents of two southern Kolkata neighbourhoods in the Baghajatin-Ramgarh-Gangulibagan belt and…
More than 2,000 confirmed and probable Ebola virus cases (and 1,346 deaths) have been recorded in what is now the DRC’s worst outbreak of the disease. Five…
News this week that after a four-year interval, an environmental sample of vaccine-derived poliovirus infection (type 2) has been detected in Mada, in the Far…
São Paulo, Paraná and Santa Catarina have reported confirmed yellow fever infections this year – the majority (68) were in São Paulo – and people with more…
The southern hemisphere flu season is underway with the WHO’s latest update (to May 12) noting that influenza reports are increasing in temperate zones:…
Hundreds of swimmers at popular Oahu beaches in Hawaii were treated for jellyfish stings last week. According to a local news source, some of the swimming…
The level of vaccine effectiveness for the adjuvanted trivalent influenza vaccine given to people aged 65 and over during the 2018/19 flu season was estimated…
With all four dengue serotypes circulating and a 2-fold increase in dengue fever cases compared to early last year, public health officials have alerted…
The 6-month long dengue outbreak is persisting with the current total of cases sitting at 196 – almost 75% of which were reported from the southern state of…
All but one of Sarawak’s divisions (Limbang is the exception) are now affected by rabies, according to the Health director-general who this week announced the…