The Vietnam Health Ministry’s Administration of Preventive Medicine reported 1900 additional hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD) cases during the last week of May, bringing the national total to  24,700...

At least 85 people are being treated for chikungunya in hospitals in the southern Thailand city of Phuket, according to The Phuket Public Health Office (PPHO), which prompted authorities to set up a task...

The number of measles cases in the Philippines continues to rise according to data from the World Health Organization Western Pacific Region (WHO-WPR) and countries like the United States and Australia...

The number of rabies exposures in the northern mountain province of Yen Bai in Vietnam is reporting 5-6 human rabies exposures per day, according to a recent VietnamNet report. Since the beginning of...

The Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of Health (DH) is closely monitoring the latest reports of the Mainland health authorities as of yesterday (May 22) on two additional human cases...

The deputy director of the Ho Chi Minh City(HCMC) Health Department’s Preventive Health Center, Dr. Nguyen Huu Hung is warning for a possible hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD) epidemic in Vietnam this...

In 2013, the city-state of Singapore experienced record numbers of dengue fever cases, trumping all records from previous years. The worst epidemic prior to 2013 was in 2005 when  approximately 14,000...

The Hong Kong Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of Health (DH) yesterday (May 17) received notification of one additional human case of avian influenza A(H7N9) from the Health and Family...

In light of new polio cases being reported in the Middle East and Africa, the Philippines Department of Health (DOH) is urging Filipinos going abroad to get vaccinated against the crippling virus. According...

In response to the World Health Organization (WHO) statement from the Emergency Committee  Tuesday, the Singapore Ministry of Health (MOH) announced the commencement of temperature screening at air...