Less than a week since Japan reported their first locally acquired dengue fever case since 1945, the health ministry is now reporting that the case count is now up to 22, according to an AFP report today. Nineteen...

The Hong Kong Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of HealthSaturday received notification from the health authority of Macau concerning a locally acquired case of dengue fever in Macau. A...

The Philippines has experienced a large measles epidemic this year with staggering numbers. One report titled, “Reported measles cases and incidence rates by WHO Member States 2013, 2014 as of 04...

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The Hong Kong Centre for Food Safety (CFS) of the Food and Environmental Hygiene Department (FEHD) announced Thursday that a sample of shrimp sashimi taken at a Thai restaurant was found to be contaminated...

Just a day after reporting their first autochthonous dengue fever case in decades, the Japan Times reports on two additional cases of the mosquito borne illness. Yesterday, it was reported that a teen...

The number of dengue fever cases in Taiwan continue to mount as the Southeast Asian country has recorded more than four times the number of cases this year compared to 2013. According to a Focus Taiwan...

A teenage girl from Saitama Prefecture has been confirmed positive for the mosquito borne virus, dengue fever. The case is being called an autochthonous, or locally acquired case, the first such case...

The Hong Kong Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of Health is investigating a fatal case of infection by Streptococcus suis, a kind of bacteria isolated from pigs, affecting a 57-year-old...

A Japanese man with a recent travel history to Thailand has tested positive for Zika virus, a mosquito borne disease, according to a first hand account published in ProMed Mail Saturday. The report notes  previous...

The region of the Eastern Visayas is a tale of two mosquito borne disease stories as health officials at the same time report an increase in dengue fever, while at the same time, report the region, the...