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A 79-year-old Chinese Singaporean man died yesterday due to illness with dengue fever at the Tan Tock Seng Hospital, according to the Singapore Ministry of Health. He becomes the third dengue related...

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The number of Group B Streptococcus (GBS) infections have more than doubled in Singapore with some 355 cases reported year-to-date. The spike that started in July has been linked to the consumption of...

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Health officials on the Visayan province of Negro Oriental are reported an increase in cases and deaths due to the bacterial infection, typhoid fever, according to a Visayan Daily Star report today. From...

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The number of adolescent deaths from AIDS has tripled over the last 15 years, according to new data released Friday by UNICEF. AIDS is the number one cause of death among adolescents in Africa and the...

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The Hawaii Department of Health continues to work with other state and county agencies on the issue of the Dengue Fever outbreak.  As of Friday, the Department of Health had reported 107 confirmed cases...

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Pennsylvania continues to lead the nation in Lyme disease cases as the Commonwealth through Nov. 27 has reported more than 10,000 cases, about one-third of all cases in the US that have been reported to...

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The dengue fever outbreak in Kaohsiung City is reported to be on the decline; however, in just two weeks, the city has seen the tally rise from 10,000 to 15,000 cases eclipsing last years total of 14,999. A...

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The seventh meeting of the Emergency Committee under the International Health Regulations (2005) (IHR) covened earlier this month and a major portion was to look at outbreaks of circulating vaccine-derived...

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Just a little over a week after the report of the first imported Zika virus infection in Mexico, health authorities have confirmed the first autochthonous, locally acquired cases of the mosquito borne...

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After recent reports of locally acquired Chagas disease in a dozen people in Texas, plus hundreds of dogs, the media has been flooded with hundreds of reports on the Triatomine bug, or kissing bug and...