During the first six months of 2015, Singapore has seen a relatively mild dengue fever season. According to the National Environmental Agency of Singapore(NEA), there has been 4.292 cases as of July 3,...

An additional confirmed case of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) has been reported by South Korean health officials (computer translated), bring the case tally to 185 since the...

Dengue is a mosquito-borne viral disease that has rapidly spread in all regions of the globe. The actual numbers of dengue cases are underreported and many cases are misclassified. One recent estimate...

Hong Kong health officials reported today the death of a 65-year-old man due to Legionnaires’ disease (LD). The patient, with underlying diseases, had presented with fever, cough with sputum and...

Hong Kong health officials announced the investigation into the first suspected local case of Japanese encephalitis (JE) this year, and hence again urged the public to maintain strict environmental hygiene,...

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Between 27 and 30 June 2015, the National IHR Focal Point of the Republic of Korea notified WHO of 1 additional confirmed case of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) alongside 2 additional...

In an update from a June 17 report, Myanmar health officials say the dengue fever situation in the country has increased particularly since the onset of the rainy season. The most current case count now...

An additional Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) case reported by Korean health officials (computer translated) brings the total cases to 182, including one patient diagnosed in China. The death...

The Taiwan Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has reported an additional two cases of local transmission of the mosquito borne virus, Japanese encephalitis in the southern region of the island. According...

The dengue fever outbreak in Yemen, first reported one week ago, has more than doubled in this very short period, according to the latest numbers released by the Supreme Medical Committee in Aden. It...