In China, the Beijing Center for Disease Prevention and Control announced that since Jan. 2017, the city has seen 13 human H7N9 avian influenza cases to date, according to a City CDC news release (computer...

There is a rapid self-test for dengue fever being marketed in the Philippines that according to the manufacturer, you can get results in 20 minutes or less. The test is called the LABit DX Dengue NS1...

For the second year in a row, the Philippines reported more than 200,000 dengue fever cases, according to the Department of Health, National Epidemiology Centre, Philippines. After reporting  200,415...

The Taiwan Centers for Disease Control (Taiwan CDC) announced last week this year’s fifth measles case in a female flight attendant who resides in northern Taiwan. On April 8, the case developed fever...

The Chinese National Health and Family Planning Commission reported on 14 additional human cases of avian influenza A(H7N9), including two deaths. The eleven male and three female patients, aged from...

Japanese health officials reported the first psittacosis, or “parrot fever” cases in two pregnant women that were fatal, according to a Japan Times report. According to a research team at...

Tokyo Metropolitan health officials reported the death of a 6-month-old Adachi child from infant botulism after he was fed honey, according to a Japan Times report. According to the report: The Adachi...

Holy Week is upon us and in the predominately Catholic country, the Philippines, health officials are advising those who practice self-flagellation and crucifixion to take precautions against infections,...

On March 31st, the Preventive Medicine Center of Ho Chi Minh City officially reported (computer translated) the first pertussis case appearing in Ho Chi Minh City this year. The patient is a three-month-old...

The first human H7N9 avian influenza case has been confirmed in the Tibet Autonomous Region, according to an official statement (computer translated). The patient is a 41-year-old male Sichuan migrant...