Tainan City health officials reported a total of 78 new dengue fever cases during the past week (7/21 to 7/27), a three-fold increase in cases during the previous week, prompting health officials to ask...

South Korea has gone since July 4 without a new case of Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) prompting health officials and the Prime minister to say the outbreak is over. The Korean...

With additional cases of the mosquito borne viral disease, Japanese encephalitis (JE) reported, Taiwan health officials are urging the public to take precautions against mosquito bites and ensure children...

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Hong Kong health officials are investigating three cases of necrotizing fasciitis caused by infection with the waterborne bacterium, Vibrio vulnificus in July. The details on the cases are as follows: The...

Officials with the Provincial Health Office are reporting the deaths of three children in Negros Occidental in the Central Visayas region of the Philippines. Records show that the victims, ages 9, 10,...

Health officials in Pangasinan province in western Luzon are reporting the first leptospirosis fatality of the year in a Mangaldan teen, according to local media reports. This follows serious flooding...

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After reporting 44 additional dengue fever cases, including 38 locally acquired cases during the past week, Taiwan health officials report mobilizing  staff members to support the inspection activities...

With the addition of two cases of mucormycosis infection in patients at Hong Kong’s Queen Mary Hospital during the past few weeks, this brings the number of cases to five this year at the hospital,...

The floating medical center, the USNS Mercy, with it’s crew of some 900, arrived in Roxas City, Philippines to begin their mission for Pacific Partnership 2015 (PP-15). According to the US Pacific...

More than 100 tourists have contracted norovirus after eating at a Green Island seafood restaurant off the coast of Taitung, Taiwan. According to Taiwanese health officials, the common link is tainted...