By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In June, Philippines Health Secretary, Francisco Duque III predicted the 2019 dengue fever outbreak in the country would see 240,000 cases by the end of the year. Looking...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 Earlier this month, Philippines health officials reported two confirmed cases of vaccine-derived poliovirus type 2 (VDPV2)–one in a 3-year-old girl from Lanao del Sur in...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Malaysian health officials report the number of dengue fever cases have surpassed 100,000 for 2019 to date. Through Sep. 29, 100,803 cases have been reported with...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Philippines health officials are urging parents to ensure that their children receive all the necessary vaccinations on a timely basis. This call comes after the DOH...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Health officials in Thailand issued a warning on the need to take precautions against chikungunya fever as hundreds of cases are still being reported.  Between January...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Taiwan Department of Disease Control (CDC) reported today (computer translated) the first imported case of extensively drug-resistant (XDR) typhoid fever in the...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The number of countries reporting African swine fever (ASF) rose to nine last week with additional of South Korea last week. On Monday, South Korea, the Philippines...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Dengue fever Dengue fever cases are spiking in Nepal according to the Epidemiology and Disease Control Division (EDCD). Through this past week, 5,096 people have...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Measles Thailand health officials have reported a total of 4,648 measles cases from 74 provinces through Sept. 15–including 539 cases with complications and...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Hong Kong health officials continue their investigation into a cluster of Burkholderia cepacia complex infection linked to Kam’s KS-MED solution for wound care. To...