1 week ago
First swine flu death reported in Guwahati, Assam. Sahida Parbin Sultana Begum was admitted at a private hospital in Guwahati after she complained of respiratory trouble and fever. She had tested positive for H1N1.
Suspected case of Ebola in hospital in Enköping in Sweden. Patient is held in isolation at Uppsala hospital. Results of test expected tonight.
Congo protesters ransack Ebola isolation centre. 24 patients fled. 17 had already tested negative, 7 hadn't yet been tested. 3 have returned and health workers are in contact with 17 others to coordinate their return
Alert in Cúcuta cause of case of diphtheria from Venezuela
Dr. Eden Wells has been hired as a state public health adviser, despite standing trial for her role in the Flint Water Crisis.
Griffith: If we do not succeed in resolving the crisis, half the Yemeni people are at risk of famine, epidemics and disease
Ministry of Health confirmed 2 cases of Swine flu(H1N1) after one case was discovered in a hospital in Aleppo, the ministry "assured citizens that the treatment is available and for free"
An outbreak of a dangerous type of bird flu has been detected in a number of birds in the Tehran region, Iranian sources said
Ebola outbreak in Eastern Congo world's second-biggest ever with 426 cases: health ministry
China Orders Halt to Research in Gene Editing
2 month ago
After thousands of carp die in Iraq, WHO and Ministry of Health say probe found heavy metals + ammonia in water. Results of probe into whether it was caused by virus will be out next week.
In an effort to prevent the spread of African swine fever from China to Taiwan, the Taiwan government has asked all e-commerce platforms, such as PC Home and Yahoo, to remove Chinese meat products from their websites.
Anti-vaccination stronghold in N.C. hit with state's worst chickenpox outbreak in 2 decades
School with major chickenpox outbreak has high vaccination exemption rate
U.S.-based nonprofit group calls for South Korea to take stronger steps to fight a tuberculosis crisis in North Korea.
Congo health ministry is calling latest Ebola outbreak the worst in country's recorded history; about 198 killed since outbreak declared Aug. 1 amid 319 confirmed and probable cases
Measles outbreak in southern Thailand - thousands infected, at least 13 dead so far.
Uganda is vaccinating for fear of Ebola virus spread.
Uganda will begin vaccinating frontline health workers against Ebola next week as the threat increases of the deadly virus spreading from neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo
Turkmen service says Middle East originated camel virus outbreak is happening in the bordering province with Iran. Turkmenistan authorities quarantined number of districts and enforced restrictions on camel milk and meat. No official comments, yet.
2 month ago
The week began full of protests, the death of a girl due to hepatitis in Macarao and the failures in public services were some of the reasons for those who took to the streets in Caracas
A deadly Ebola outbreak grows. Rebels kill civilians in the streets. And yet the arrival of voting machines in this troubled corner of Congo has some especially worried as a long-delayed presidential election promises further upheaval.
45 students and pregnant teacher caught measles in school in Rukshyn of Chernivsti region
More than 277,000 children in Basra Iraq are at risk of disease outbreaks in schools with rundown water and sanitation facilities.
Outbreak of rubella in Japan. Clinicians, ask patients about any upcoming travel to Japan and make sure all travelers are up to date on their routine vaccines, including MMR
Rebels attack Ebola-hit community in DR Congo, killing 13 people and abducting a dozen children - AP
The CDC has identified 127 suspected cases of acute flaccid myelitis, or AFM, a rare disease blamed for polio-like paralysis in a growing number of children.
Police found the body of a dead fox in Scituate shortly after two women reported being attacked
Government of Scotland announces the discovery of mad cow virus in the country
At least 80 people in India have been infected with the Zika virus