For the second time this year, a person from China has become infected with H5N6 avian influenza. The Health and Family Planning Commission of Guangdong Province confirmed the positive case in a 58-year-old...

In a follow-up to an unusual story in rural western Cambodia where more than 100 people from a remote village of 800 have tested positive for HIV, the story only gets more strange. According to an Associated...

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The Hong Kong Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of Health (DH) today (December 22) received notification of seven additional human cases of avian influenza A(H7N9) in Xinjiang Uyghur...

In a follow-up to a report earlier this week, the Pasteur Institute in Phnom Penh, Cambodia says the number of HIV cases reported in the remote village of Roka in Battambang province have increased to...

While some countries in southeast Asia have seen decreases in dengue fever activity in 2014, compared to last year (Philippines and Thailand), Malaysia has seen a sharp increase in dengue fever cases and...

An outbreak of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) in one small village in western Cambodia that has caused some panic has prompted an investigation by Cambodian and international health officials. The...

After seeing  860 dengue fever cases in all of 2013, the island country of Taiwan has seen a dramatic increase in the viral disease in 2014 where as of Dec. 8, there had been 14,686 dengue fever cases. However,...

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On December 2, 2014, the Centre for Health Protection (CHP) received report of a cluster of Mycoplasma pneumoniae infections. So far, five students of a primary school were affected, they were three boys...

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The Hong Kong Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of Health is today (December 10) investigating a case of Legionnaires’ disease (LD) affecting a woman aged 70. The patient, with...

The number of measles cases and deaths in the Philippines rose by 1,578 and five, respectively during the month of November according to data from the World Health Organization’s Measles-Rubella...