The New York Times and other media are reporting on two pneumonic plague cases from Inner Mongolia in northern China that were diagnosed in a Beijing hospital. I take a look at this story and some other...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 Measles has been one of several serious epidemics the Philippines has battled this year– health officials have reported over 42,200 cases through early October, including...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 The number of infections with the mosquito-borne viral infection, chikungunya, in Thailand has eclipsed the 9,000 case mark this week, according to the Thailand Bureau of Epidemiology. Health...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Taiwan Department of Disease Control reported a new case of local dengue fever in Kaohsiung City. It is a 60-year-old woman living in Wenhengli, Fengshan District....

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 The Hong Kong Centre for Health Protection (CHP) reported the first local case of dengue fever of the year. The patient is a 35-year-old man with good past health. He has developed...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 The Malaysia Ministry of Health reported an additional human rabies case/death in Sarawak. According to officials, the case is a 5-year-old boy from Kampung Mambong, Jalan Penrissen,...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 Singapore health officials report seeing 18 dengue-related fatalities in 2019, the most since 2007. To date, 13,853 dengue fever cases have been reported in Singapore, the most...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Philippines health officials have reported the fourth confirmed polio (vaccine-derived poliovirus) case since September, this one from Mindanao. The case was confirmed...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Philippines It has been a record season for dengue fever in the Philippines in 2019. Between 1 January and 19 October 2019, 371,717 dengue cases including 1,407...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Malaysian health officials are now reporting more than 110,000 dengue fever cases through Nov. 4 The officials tally stands at 110,868, including 154 deaths. Selangor...