Philippines health officials are reporting an additional 1571 measles cases during the past 5 days. From the beginning of the year through Mar. 19, 22,967 cases have been reported nationwide. In addition,...

Baguio health officials are urging the public to take advantage of the government’s free vaccines for measles and Japanese encephalitis, particularly in light of the steep increase in measles in...

We have reported previously on increases in mosquito-borne viruses in south-east Asia this year to include dengue in the Philippines and chikungunya in Thailand. In addition to these countries, both...

Guam health officials are reporting an outbreak of shigellosis. Ten cases have been reported so far in 2019, compared with 29 cases reported in all of 2018, according to The Department of Public Health...

An outbreak of the pork tapeworm, Taenia solium, has affected at least 209 children from Thanh Khuong Commune in the northern province of Bac Ninh, according to local media. Since last week, thousands...

Hong Kong’s Centre for Health Protection (CHP) reports investigating a measles case in a 23-year-old man with travel history. He developed a fever on March 1 and consulted a private doctor on...

With some 1,200 measles cases and four deaths reported to date in the Western Visayas region of the Philippines, the Department of Health 6 (DOH-6) will be conducting non-selective vaccination to 101...

Officials with Department of Health-9 (DOH-9) are reporting a significant increase in dengue fever cases in Zamboanga City this year. Through Mar. 7, 719 dengue cases were reported in the city, an increase...

Measles Officials with the Philippine government reported today that number of measles cases reported nationally have risen to 21,396 through Mar. 14. Sixty-seven percent of cases were reported from five...

The Philippines Department of Health (DOH) reported that through Mar. 2, there has been 40,614 dengue cases nationally, a significant increase compared to 2018. The total is 16,383 or 68 percent higher...