By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Syphilis was a major issue in Japan decades ago until shortly after the end of World War II, but the total reported cases declined to several hundred annually until...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews While the Philippines as a whole is reporting a significant drop in dengue fever cases in 2021, some areas or provinces are reporting an increase this year. In South...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In a follow-up on a report three weeks ago, health authorities report seeing a surge in chikungunya cases in 13 locations in the Kingdom over the past month. The...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Officials with the Hong Kong Centre for Health Protection (CHP) report monitoring a human case of avian influenza A(H5N6) in Chengdu, Sichuan Province, China. The...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Ministry of Health Malaysia (MOH) reports one additional death of rabies case among humans in Sarawak, which was confirmed positive on 11 May 2021. The case is...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Chinese Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs reported Wednesday on a wild bird H5N8 subtype highly pathogenic avian influenza epidemic in the Hongjiannao...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Taiwan Center for Disease Control has reported a human H1N2v influenza case in a 5-year-old girl living in the central area. She had mild illness (fever, runny...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Indonesian weekly magazine, Tempo,co, reports that the six suspected anthrax cases reported in the village in Tulungagung, East Java have been released from the...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Effective pharmacologic treatments for COVID-19 remains a challenge. The Randomised Evaluation of COVID-19 Therapy (RECOVERY) trial showed dexamethasone, a steroid,...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In a follow-up on a report last weekend, where Minister of Health Nguyen Thanh Long announced that Vietnam has detected a new variant of SARS-CoV-2, which is a hybrid...