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The Taiwan CDC announced today the confirmation of an imported case of brucellosis in a 35-year-old Indonesian female caretaker. This is the first case reported on the island since 2011. The patient...

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The Hong Kong Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of Health is investigating a sporadic case of Legionnaires’ disease (LD) affecting a man aged 87. The patient, with underlying...

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Hong Kong health officials are investigating an outbreak of hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD) in an institution in Wong Chuk Hang, Hong Kong, and hence appealed to the public to maintain strict personal...

The Taiwan CDC is reporting today that a whopping 1,118 indigenous dengue fever cases were reported during the past week (August 18 to 24, 2015) prompting the health agency to urges schools at all levels...

The number of measles cases in the Western Pacific Region of the World Health Organization as a whole is down significantly through the first six months of 2015 compared to the same period last year. The...

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Hong Kong health officials recorded two cases of necrotizing fasciitis caused by Vibrio vulnificus in early August 2015. The first case was recorded on August 3 involving an 85-year-old man with underlying...

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The number of dengue fever cases in Thailand continue to rise and to date, have doubled the numbers logged in 2014 at this time. As of Aug. 18, Thailand health officials put the case count at  51,500,...

The number of locally acquired dengue fever cases in the southern Taiwan city of Tainan is increasing a rapid pace in August as health officials have reported 1,235 cases this summer as of Aug. 19, according...

Two regions in the country of more than 7,000 islands have reported outbreaks of the mosquito borne viral disease, chikungunya, during the past week, both linked to issues of sanitation. First, CNN reported...

Sharon Cuneta, the 49-year-old Filipina singer, actress and TV host announced this week that she was diagnosed with a fungal infection, which required her to be hospitalized for five days, according to...