The Hong Kong Food and Environmental Hygiene Department (FEHD) today ordered the temporary closure of a food stall after the bacterium, Vibrio cholerae was detected in their fish tank.   A water...

The Philippines Department of Health (DOH) on Thursday announced the stepped up measures of strict monitoring in airports and other ports of entry in the country to prevent against the possible spread...

The Hong Kong Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of Health (DH) today (July 30) received notification from the Health and Family Planning Commission of Guangdong Province (GDHFPC) of...

The South Jeolla Livestock Sanitation Office reported this weekend that the highly-pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI), H5N8 has been detected at a duck farm in Hampyeong, South Jeolla province.   According...

The number of dengue fever cases on Taiwan has nearly doubled 2013 numbers for the same period in 2013, according to the Taiwan Centers for Disease Control (CDC) today. The national health agency reported...

 The Department of Health (DOH) reported a total of 316 leptospirosis cases nationwide from January 1 to July 5, which is 56.71 percent lower compared to the 730 recorded in the same period last year,...

In a follow-up to a story about the city of Yumen being quarantined due to a case of plague, Chinese officials have reported lifted the 9-day quarantine that affected some 30,000 people. According to...

The Cau Giay District of  Hanoi has reported nine cases of dengue fever, making it the first recorded outbreak in the city, according to a Saigon Giai Phong report today. Since the beginning of 2014,...

In a follow-up to a earlier report about a single case of bubonic plague in a  northwestern province, it is reported that the town of Yumen as been “sealed off”, causing the quarantine of...

The high number of measles and dengue fever cases reported in Davao City has prompted health officials to call it “alarming”, according to a Philippines News Agency report Monday. Davao City,...