The number of measles cases in the Philippines continue to skyrocket, increasing by some 30,000 suspected and confirmed cases since June 2014. The latest numbers released on Aug. 4 by the World Health...

An outbreak of the severe form of the mosquito borne viral disease has affected more than 1,200, mostly children, in Myanmar’s largest city of Yangon, according to an Eleven report today. The report...

The Philippines Department of Health (DOH) in the Caraga Region of northeastern Mindanao has reported in excess of 3,000 dengue fever cases so far this year, according to a Mindanao Examiner report Sunday. At...

In an effort to control the bacterial disease, leptospirosis, Olongapo City health officials have begun a campaign to eliminate rats–by paying the public cash for dead rats.   According to...

The Philippines Department of Health (DOH) issued an Ebola advisory today (in Tagalog) warning citizens of Ebola Virus Disease.  As of 1st August 2014, the cumulative number of cases attributed to EVD...

The Hong Kong Food and Environmental Hygiene Department (FEHD) today ordered the temporary closure of a food stall after the bacterium, Vibrio cholerae was detected in their fish tank.   A water...

The Philippines Department of Health (DOH) on Thursday announced the stepped up measures of strict monitoring in airports and other ports of entry in the country to prevent against the possible spread...

The Hong Kong Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of Health (DH) today (July 30) received notification from the Health and Family Planning Commission of Guangdong Province (GDHFPC) of...

The South Jeolla Livestock Sanitation Office reported this weekend that the highly-pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI), H5N8 has been detected at a duck farm in Hampyeong, South Jeolla province.   According...

The number of dengue fever cases on Taiwan has nearly doubled 2013 numbers for the same period in 2013, according to the Taiwan Centers for Disease Control (CDC) today. The national health agency reported...