UPDATE: Guangdong dengue case count now 9,161 Guangdong Province in southeastern China has seen a rise in over 2,000 dengue fever cases in recent days, bringing the outbreak total to 8,273 as of Friday,...

The number of locally acquired dengue fever cases reported in Japan is now up to 144, according to a Japan Times report Friday. The first locally transmitted case in 70 years was reported in a teenage...

The Hong Kong Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of Health is investigating a case of necrotising fasciitis (NF) involving a man aged 50. This is the fourth case reported in the past...

Both Pakistan and Afghanistan, two of the remaining endemic countries,  reported new wild poliovirus type 1 (WPV1) cases during the past week, according to the Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI)...

The Hong Kong Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of Health is investigating a suspected ciguatera poisoning case affecting a 38-year-old man. The patient, with good past health, developed...

Guangdong province in southern China have experienced a dengue fever outbreak this summer, with the capital of Guangzhou accounting for the bulk of cases, according to a Xinhua report Tuesday. The provincial...

As Typhoon “Mario” (Fung-Wong) barrels toward Taiwan after killing at least 10 and causing the worst flooding in Manila in two years, the Philippines Department of Health (DOH) issued a...

The Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of Health is today (September 19) investigating a case of necrotising fasciitis (NF) affecting a man aged 56. The patient, with good past health,...

Approximately three weeks after the first autochthonous dengue fever case was reported in Japan since World War II, the case count has since spread nationwide, with the number of patients reaching 133...

In a follow-up to a report in late August concerning a mass measles vaccination campaign that commenced in early September, Department of Health officials are reporting some good success two weeks into...