The China National Health and Family Planning Commission that 18 additional human cases of avian influenza A(H7N9), including two deaths, were recorded from March 17 to 23. The 11 male and seven female...

The Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of Health today reported the latest number of cases of Legionnaires’ disease (LD) in Hong Kong, and stressed the importance of using and maintaining...

Following the imported measles case earlier this month in a unvaccinated one-year-old girl who resides in northern Taiwan, health officials report announced this year’s second imported measles case...

Health officials in Lagangilang, Abra province in the northern Philippines are reporting at least 15 suspected human anthrax cases, according to a GMA Network report (computer translated). According...

The UST College of Science “Microbiology Society” was recently recognized by the American Society for Microbiology (ASM) as one of their International Student Chapters in the Philippines. With this,...

China The China National Health and Family Planning Commission reported 21 additional human cases of avian influenza A(H7N9), including four deaths, from March 10 to 16. The 19 male and two female patients,...

The Korean Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (KCDC) reported today (computer translated) a rotavirus outbreak that has sickened a number of newborns in the MizMedi Hospital nursery. Health officials...

Vietnam saw a 50 percent decrease in dengue fever in January 2017 compared to Jan. 2016, according to data released by the World Health Organization this week. In January 2017, there were 6,565 dengue...

In February 2017, a new A(H7N9) virus — indicating high pathogenicity in poultry — was detected in three patients connected to Guangdong, China, as well as in environmental and poultry samples....

On Friday, a Memorandum of Understanding was signed by the Department of Health (DOH) and Johnson and Johnson Philippines to assist the Soil-transmitted Helminthiasis Control Program of the DOH. J&J...