After only reporting three human rabies fatalities over the past three years, health officials in the Visayan province of Eastern Samar have reported four rabies deaths already so far in 2014.   Edna...

The Hong Kong Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of Health announced they were investigating a confirmed case of cholera this weekend. The case involved a 31-year-old man who has diarrhea...

The Public Health Laboratory Services Branch (PHLSB) of the Hong Kong Centre for Health Protection (CHP) confirmed two cases on sequential days of New Delhi metallo-β-lactamase-5 (NDM-5) Carbapenemase-producing...

Vietnamese veterinary authorities have announced for the first time at least two outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) H5N6, according to Tuoi Tre News today. The report continues to say...

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...