The number of fatalities due to measles infection in the Philippines has topped 100 during the first 10 months of 2014, according to the WHO Western Pacific Region Measles-Rubella Bulletin fro Oct 2014. From...

After warning us in 2011 about a huge reservoir of Plasmodium knowlesi  in the monkeys and how the increasing human populations and deforestation could shift the disease to humans, Director of the...

Dengue fever peak season has passed on the island of Taiwan and the dengue activity has gradually slowed. The total indigenous dengue cases has neared 10,000. Among the 9,954 locally acquired cases confirmed...

Although a full 73 percent of the Philippine population say they are aware of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD), according to a Social Weather Station (SWS) survey, health officials say the need to increase...

A website that falsely report, “22 cases of the Ebola Virus have been confirmed in Taipei” has prompted the Taiwan Center for Disease Control (CDC) to issue a warning with threats of fines...

The number of dengue fever cases and deaths have increase by more than 10,000 and 20, respectively, in Malaysia during the past month, according to new data published by the Malaysian news source, The...

The Hong Kong Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of Health (DH) announced they were investigating a third local transmission of dengue fever in the past week or so, the first time autochthonous...

There were at least two recent suspected cases of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD), on different continents, that turned out to be negative for the lethal virus. In England, a woman with recent travel history...

The Taiwan Centers for Disease Control (Taiwan CDC) announced today one new case of Japanese encephalitis (JE) in an 80-year-old female who resides in southern Taiwan. According to the epidemiological...

The Controller of the Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of Health (DH), Dr Leung Ting-hung, today (November 3) announced the investigation into the second local confirmed case of dengue...