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H5N8 Avian Influenza in India
Nov 30, 2016 | Emily Cohn

  Just one month after being declared free from the highly pathogenic H5N1 strain of Avian Influenza, India reported several outbreaks of a different...

Hantavirus Reported in Mumbai, India
Aug 22, 2015 | Colleen Nguyen

In early August, the city of Mumbai, India, reported its first case of Hantavirus [1]. On June 27th, a 39 year old man from Kurla, a suburb of Mumbai...

A Rotavirus Vaccine for All
May 24, 2013 | Jason Hayes

Last week, Bill Gates, co-founder of both Microsoft and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, told the Washington Post that one of the most...

Contaminated River Water Suspected in India's Hepatitis E Outbreak
Jun 25, 2012 | Catherine Stecyk

  Officials in the Indian state of Maharashtra suspect that contaminated water from the Panchganga river is responsible for a recent hepatitis E...

India's Government Denies Totally Drug-Resistant TB
Jan 24, 2012 | Katharina Schwan

On January 13, Healthmap reported on the emergence of totally drug resistant tuberculosis (TBR-TB) in Mumbai at the Hinduja National Hospital and...

Encephalitis cases surge in Uttar Pradesh
Oct 17, 2011 | Anna Tomasulo

Uttar Pradesh, one of India’s most populous states, records 433 deaths from encephalitis since Jan. 2011.  According to K.P. Kushwaha, the chief...

Avian Flu Outbreak in India Reignites Concern of H5N1 Resurgence
Sep 23, 2011 | Glory Song

In late August, the United Nation Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) warned of a possible resurgence of H5N1 Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza...

Monsoons and Bacteria Plaguing Gujarat, India
Sep 19, 2011 | Anna Tomasulo

  Monsoon season in India is bringing more than just heavy rains. India’s western state, Gujarat, reports a record high of 688 cases of...

Malaria in Pune
Jul 8, 2011 | healthmap

Along with an increase in H1N1, monsoon season in India brings malaria. There have been 73 cases of malaria identified in the Pimpri-Chinchwad area....

H1N1 returns to India
Jul 8, 2011 | Jane Huston

With the return of monsoon season, beginning late May or early June, H1N1 influenza has returned to India. In the southwestern state of Kerala, 17...

Rabies PEP Failure
Jun 21, 2011 | Amy L. Sonricker Hansen

A patient in Mumbai, India is now in a coma after becoming infected with rabies despite completing the recommended postexposure prophylaxis (PEP)...

Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever Confirmed in Humans for the 1st Time in India
Jan 26, 2011 | healthmap

Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever (CCHF) was confirmed to be the cause of a previously undiagnosed outbreak in Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India on January...

Polio update
Nov 2, 2010 | healthmap

In the past few weeks, polio cases have been reported in several countries. Polio is an extremely contagious viral disease. Although up to 95% of...