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...

In a follow up to a report Tuesday, the city of Alamada in North Cotabato province has been placed under a state of calamity after more than 500 people has been sickened in a diarrhea outbreak, according...

A full 92 percent of all suspected and confirmed measles cases reported in World Health Organization (WHO) Western Pacific Region (WPR) are from two countries in 2014 to date: The Philippines and China. In...

After health officials have reported some 20 measles cases weekly in the city at the northernmost tip of the Philippine island of Mindanao, an outbreak has been declared, according to a MindaNews report...

A man from the southwest province of Sichuan has become the first human case and fatality of the avian influenza A(H5N6) virus  according to health authorities. The Hong Kong Centre for Health Protection...

The number of dengue fever cases and deaths are up dramatically in Malaysia according to new numbers released by the health ministry.  The National News Agency of Malaysia reported today that the southeast...

Philippines Department of Health officials from Region 12 report nine human rabies cases from Jan. 1 to Mar. 31, 2014, making it a 80 percent increase compared to the same period in 2013.   According...

The Taiwan Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has confirmed another imported human case of H7N9 avian influenza from China travel, according a Focus Taiwan report today. This is the fourth imported case...

In a follow up to a report last month, the number of cases of measles reported in the Philippines has jumped to 21,336 confirmed and suspected cases from Jan. 1 to Mar. 20, 2014, according to the latest...