Hong Kong health officials urged the public to maintain strict personal and environmental hygiene as the local activity of hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD) and enterovirus (EV) 71 infection has been...

The Hanoi, Vietnam Department of Health (computer translated) released new data on dengue fever and hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD) in the city this year and it shows dengue cases down this year while...

A measles outbreak that began in March in Okinawa has grown to near 150 cases across the country, according to the Japanese National Institute of Infectious Diseases (NIID). As of May 16, 149 cases have...

In a follow-up on the human rabies situation in Thailand, the Bureau of Epidemiology at the Ministry of Public Health has reported the ninth human fatality due to rabies this year. The cases were from...

On Monday, the Taiwan Centers for Disease Control (Taiwan CDC) announced this year’s first Japanese encephalitis case confirmed in an over 50-year-old male who resides in Pingtung County. On May 14,...

Chickenpox is being reported in increasing numbers in the northern regions of Vietnam. According to the Vietnam National Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology (computer translated), the Infectious Diseases...

In a follow-up on the measles outbreak on the island of Okinawa, officials with the Okinawa prefectural government put the case count at 99 as of May 16. The outbreak began on Mar. 20, which has been...

In a follow-up to a report a little more than a month ago, Thailand health officials recently reported the number of dengue cases has topped 10,000 for 2018. Since the beginning of the year through May...

The Hong Kong Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of Health announced Saturday the investigation of a case of invasive Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) infection. The patient is...

The Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) situation continues to be a serious public health problem in the Philippines as health officials reported 912 new HIV cases in March 2018. In fact, with a 140%...