During the Spring of 2014, Philippines health officials received reports of deaths from two villages in Sultan Kudarat, Mindanao in the southern Philippines. In addition to several human deaths, the...

The Hong Kong Centre for Health Protection (CHP) recorded a local case of human myiasis on November 5, 2014 affecting a 64-year-old woman with history of insulin dependent diabetes mellitus. She sustained...

In the past couple days, two additional human cases of H7N9 avian influenza have been reported from two areas of China, according to different sources. The Hong Kong Centre for Health Protection (CHP)...

The Asian city-state and island country of Singapore is reporting a dengue fever fatality in a man who lived at Chuan Terrace, according to the health ministry today.  The patient was a 69-year-old...

Last week, the Taiwan Ministry of Health and Welfare (MOHW) and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) convened this year’s third “Dengue Epidemic Coordination and Management Meeting”, which...

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Senate President Franklin M. Drilon on Thursday underscored the urgent need to address the growing misinformation and misunderstanding about Ebola. Drilon said the flak received by acting Health Secretary...

The Taiwan Centers for Disease Control (Taiwan CDC) has reported this year’s sixth rubella (German measles) case in a 31-year-old male who resides in northern Taiwan. However, unlike the other five...

The number of dengue fever cases in Taiwan increased by another 1,353 indigenous and imported cases, bring the country total to a cumulative total of 11,953 (213 being imported). As has been the situation...

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The Hong Kong Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of Health is today (November 20) investigating a cluster of three cases of spotted fever affecting three men who hiked in Tai Lam Country...

The Philippines Department of Health (DOH) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) are advising the public of a voluntary recall of Arrowhead Mills crunchy and creamy peanut butter after several batches...