The Philippine Children’s Medical Center in Quezon City announced Thursday of the death of a Fellow due to severe dengue. In a statement by Executive Director, Julius Lecciones, MD, “We...

In a follow-up on the rubella situation in Japan in 2018, the Japan National Institute of Infectious Diseases now puts the case tally at 496 through the first week of September. Chiba Prefecture and...

Bangkok Metropolitan Administration health officials issued a dengue fever warning because of heavy and consistent rain in the capital city of more than 8 million. Some 6,000 people have been affected...

Three people have died and dozens more sickened as leptospirosis surges in Central Luzon since July 1. According to local media, from July 1 through Aug. 31, 128 people have been infected due to animal...

Taiwan health officials are advising the public to pay attention to food sanitation when traveling to areas where typhoid is endemic after reporting a typhoid cluster, the first of the year (computer...

The Philippines Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced last week the recall of all rabies vaccine manufactured by Changchun Changsheng Life Sciences Ltd from Jilin province. The FDA notes: The...

For the first time since 1992 classical swine fever (CSF) has been found in Japan. According to the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (computer translated), the outbreak was confirmed...

In a follow-up on the first Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) in South Korea since the 2015 outbreak, health officials say the 61-year-old man who had travelled to Kuwait for business between 16...

According to the Korean Centers for Disease Control- KCDC  today (computer translated), a 61-year-old male patient who visited Kuwait was diagnosed with Middle-East respiratory syndrome (MERS). This...

Malaysian health officials are reporting a decrease in hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD) cases in the past month. Weekly reporting of HFMD case reporting showed a decrease since August 5, 2018. For the...