On April 27, 2015, the Hong Kong Centre for Health Protection (CHP) recorded a case of tetanus affecting a 74-year-old woman with chronic illnesses. She presented with locked jaw, dysarthria and dysphagia...

The number of autochthonous chikungunya (CHIKV)cases reported in Colombia grew by another 10,000+ cases during the past week as the country total closes in on 300,000 total cases. The Pan American Health...

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Thailand health officials issued a warning Sunday advising the public against the consumption of contaminated boiled bamboo shoot that are packaged in plastic bags or buckles due to a botulism risk. The...

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With the addition of four more cases of human cases of avian influenza A(H7N9) in China, this brings the total cases to 640 since first reported in people in the Spring of 2013. The Chinese National Health...

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More than half a million children are being targeted in an emergency vaccination drive in Nepal – as fears grow of measles outbreaks in the informal camps that have sprung up since the earthquake on...

The number of dengue fever related deaths have risen by nine as the Malaysian Health Ministry is reporting 126 deaths as of May 2. In this heavy dengue year in Malaysia, the total cases are now up to 40,491...

For the third month in a row, Hong Kong health authorities are reporting a suspected case of sporadic Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD). The case that was recorded on April 16, 2015, affects a 74-year-old...

Although the Malaysia Health Ministry has not updated the dengue fever death toll in two weeks (remains at 117), the country’s total case count has exceeded 40,000 as of May 2 after an additional...

The Health and Family Planning Commission of Jiangxi Province is reporting an additional human case of avian influenza A(H7N9) in a 39-year-old woman who is hospitalized for treatment in critical condition. From...

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In a follow-up to a report earlier this week, the World Health Organization (WHO) announced Friday that they and partner organizations in Nepal have mobilized further resources including medicine and...