NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Health officials in Iloilo province in the Western Visayas region of the Philippines reported a three fold increase in human rabies deaths in 2021 compared to 2020, according...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews After reporting a record 31 human cases of avian influenza A(H5N6) in 2021, Chinese health officials are reporting the first case of 2022 in Guangdong Province. According...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The World Health Organization (WHO) in the Western Pacific Region were notified of an additional human infection with avian influenza A(H9N2) from China. The case is...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Officials in North Cotabato, in the Soccsksargen region in Mindanao are reporting an outbreak of typhoid fever in the village of Manaulanan. Health authorities say at...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Philippines health officials are gearing up for a Omicron wave, like many other countries have or are going through. Department of Health (DOH) Undersecretary Leopoldo...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Officials in Japan reported 673 new COVID-19 cases on Monday, Jan. 3, 2022, the first time the daily total topped 600 in the country since October 14, 2021. In Tokyo,...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Vietnam Ministry of Health reported 14,835 cases of COVID-19 in 62 provinces and cities on January 1, 2022, including 216 deaths.  Hanoi still reported the most...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Indonesia Ministry of Health (computer translated) reported this week a case of local transmission of the new variant of Omicron in Jakarta Tuesday. The presence...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Thailand health officials are reporting a norovirus outbreak in Chanthaburi province, according to a Thai PBS report (computer translated). According to the Head of...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Balamuthia mandrillaris is a free-living soil ameba that was first reported in 1990 to cause amebic meningoencephalitis in both baboons and humans. B.mandrillaris amoebic...