According to the latest WHO African region weekly bulletin, more than 7 million of the country’s near 12 million population has contracted malaria this year…
As peak season for mosquito-borne infections nears, health authorities in the state of Paraná have registered an increasing number of dengue fever cases and,…
There has been a confirmed case of circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus type 2 (cVDPV2) in the far northern district of Chienge, adjacent to the border with…
A Eurosurveillance report on the exceptional tularaemia outbreak this year highlights the surge in cases in central districts – 13 of the 15 hardest-hit…
Evidence of this year’s severe dengue season, comparing the 542 dengue fever cases reported in the first week of October with only eight for the same period in…
From a report published in ProMED on Oct 18: in the previous week two people from the same northern game reserve - Vwaza Marsh Wildlife Reserve - have been…
Since mid-2018, the number of people presenting at Tawergha’s health facility for treatment of leishmaniasis infections has risen to at least 500. The town is…
A local news agency reports that dengue fever was confirmed in two students from Tokyo on return from an excursion to Kyoto and Nara in mid-September.
Across the nation, Karnataka has topped the list of states with high dengue burdens, followed by Maharashtra, Uttarakhand, Gujarat, Kerala, Bihar (a spike…
News this week of a second Zika virus case in Var department, identified in the same neighbourhood as the earlier case announced on Oct 9 - a ‘localized focus…
The measles outbreak is now into its 11th month and suspected cases have risen above 8,500 (with 57 deaths), however vaccination campaigns implemented in the…
With the Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC) set to continue for a further three months, two disturbing trends were noted by the WHO in…