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...

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...