Although dengue fever cases in the Philippines have dropped this year compared to 2014, the mosquito borne virus remains a big public health problem on the archipelago. As of July 19, 2014, the cumulative...

With the report of five human rabies deaths in the past three months in Baoshan City in China’s southwestern Yunnan province, government officials ordered the cull of some 4,900 dogs in an effort...

The dengue fever outbreak in Japan appears to have spread beyond the two Tokyo parks, Yoyogi Park and Shinjuku Chuo Park, as a newly diagnosed patient reports not visiting either popular Tokyo park, according...

In a follow-up to a story on Sep. 3, a Filipina nurse who was reported to be Middle East Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) positive, has ultimately tested negative against the novel virus. On...

A measles outbreak in Vietnam has caused the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to issue a travel notice for travelers to the Southeast Asian country. The World Health Organization (WHO)...

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The dengue fever outbreak in Japan that has sickened dozens prompted The US Embassy in Tokyo to put out the following advisory today: The U.S. Embassy in Tokyo alerts U.S. citizens to the recent outbreak...

Just one day after the Tokyo metropolitan government shut down portions of Yoyogi Park due the dengue infected mosquitoes, health authorities now say at least one case is not linked to the popular park. A...

A conjunctivitis, or “pink eye” outbreak in the Thailand northeastern province of Bueng Kan has prompted health authorities to take measures against the communicable disease. According to...

After mosquitoes from Yoyogi Park tested positive for dengue fever, Tokyo government officials decided to close major portions of the park that has been linked to the first indigenous dengue fever cases...

An individual from Guinea who went to seek medical care after arriving in Thailand is the country’s first suspect Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) case. The Phuket News reports that the patient, a Guinean, arrived...