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A measles outbreak is ongoing in the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM). The 4 states in FSM are Yap, Chuuk, Kosrae, and Pohnpei. The states together comprise more than 600 islands. Measles has been...

With the reports of an additional 38 typhoid cases today, the outbreak at the Cebu town of Borbon has topped 80, according to the Regional Epidemiology and Surveillance Unit (RESU) in Central Visayas. The...

A 33-year-old Jakarta man is reported as the second human case and fatality from H5N1 avian influenza in Indonesia this year, according to a Jakarta Post report today. The virus was confirmed based...

The Public Health Laboratory Services Branch (PHLSB) of the Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of Health confirmed today (June 10) a case of New Delhi metallo-β-lactamase-1 (NDM-1) Carbapenemase-producing...

The Hong Kong Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of Health is currently investigating the death of a 51-year-old man due to necrotizing fasciitis (NF). According to the case, the patient,...

 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...