A new study by researchers at Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine in Japan show that there is a high prevalence of  hepatitis E (HEV) antibodies in the household-raised pig population in rural...

The state of Johor, located on the southern portion of the Malaysian peninsula, has reported more than a 15% increase in dengue fever this January as compared to Jan. 2014. According to the National...

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The Hong Kong Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of Health (DH) today (February 4) received notification of 49 additional human cases of avian influenza A(H7N9) in the past six weeks...

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The Health and Family Planning Commission of Guangdong Province (GDHFPC) in southern China has reported two additional human cases of avian influenza A(H7N9) in Guangzhou and Zhongshan. According to...

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The Hong Kong Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of Health (DH) is today (January 31) closely monitoring two additional human cases of avian influenza A(H7N9) notified by the Health and...

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The Taiwan Centers for Disease Control (Taiwan CDC) announced Thursday this year’s first rubella (German measles) case in a 41-year-old male who resides in northern Taiwan. Since the case had not recently...

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The Hong Kong Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of Health (DH) is today (January 29) closely monitoring three additional human cases of avian influenza A(H7N9) notified by the Health...

Approximately two dozen people in a single Beijing office building have contracted the measles, prompting health officials to order quarantines and emergency vaccinations, according to a South China Morning...

The National Health and Family Planning Commission (NHFPC) in China has reported a human case of avian influenza A(H5N1). The patient is a 37-year-old woman from the eastern coastal province of Jiangsu. According...

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The Hong Kong Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of Health is today (January 27) investigating a case of Legionnaires’ disease (LD) affecting a man aged 44. The patient, with good...