In a follow-up on the increases in syphilis in Japan, the National Institute of Infectious Diseases has put the case tally for the year over 6,000, the first time that has happened in decades. According...

UN and Philippines health officials are advising parents to ensure their children are vaccinated against measles as the number of cases of the viral disease has increased by more than 350 percent in 2018. According...

Health officials in Yangon, Myanmar are reporting a rising number of dog bites recently, over 1300 in October and an average of 60 a day in November, and of course the major concern is rabies. According...

The Malaysia Ministry of Health is reporting an additional human rabies case in Sarawak, Malaysia. This is the 14th case reported in the state since the end of June 2017. The patient is a 21-year-old...

In a follow-up on the measles outbreak in Zamboanga City, in the southern Philippines, city health officials say the case count is 495 since the beginning of the year. While officials were hoping to lift the...

After reporting a significant decline in malaria cases from 2015 through 2017, Philippine health officials have seen a resurgence in the mosquito-borne parasitic infection in 2018. Through Nov. 16 this...

The Myanmar Ministry of Health and Sports reported earlier this month (computer translated) that of the nearly 1,000 suspect schistosomiasis cases tested in Rakhine State, 520 were Schistosoma mansoni...

In a follow-up to a report on the second known human case of rat hepatitis E (HEV), Hong Kong officials report: The second patient was a 70-year-old retired female with underlying illnesses on immunosuppression....

The Chinese National Health Commission reported on an additional human case of avian influenza A(H5N6) in Jiangsu. This brings the total cases to 23 in China since 2014. The case involved a 10-year-old...

In a follow-up on the first known human case of Rat hepatitis E virus (rat HEV) in the world, the South China Morning Post reports the 2nd human case in a 70-year-old Hong Kong woman. The Department...