Health officials in Hanoi, Vietnam are ramping up preventive measures to protect against mosquito borne diseases like dengue fever as numbers have increased in the city, according to Vietnam News report...

UNAIDS has appointed Miss Universe 2015 Pia Alonzo Wurtzbach as Goodwill Ambassador for Asia and the Pacific. The announcement was made at a special event with students at the Ateneo de Manila University...

From the beginning of the year through April 2017, Malaysian health authorities have reported 31,528 dengue fever cases, including 69 fatalities. Selangor is the state with the most cases with 16,710,...

Bristol-Myers Squibb Company announced Friday that the China Food and Drug Administration (CFDA) has approved a direct-acting antiviral regimen comprised of Daklinza ® (daclatasvir) and Sunvepra ®(asunaprevir),...

The number of leptospirosis cases reported during the first three months of 2017 in the Philippines is up by 67.7 percent compared to the period in 2016, according to a Abante.com report (computer translated). Data...

The Hong Kong Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of Health reported increased scarlet fever activity in March 2017 as compared with that in February.  249 cases of scarlet fever were...

The Hong Kong Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of Health is investigating an imported case of Zika Virus infection in a woman with a travel history to Ecuador and Peru. The female...

After reporting more than 200,000 dengue fever cases the past two years, and more than 1000 dengue related fatalities in 2016 in the Philippines, early 2017 data shows that the dengue case tally is down...

The Health and Family Planning Commission of Jilin Province reported the first human case of avian influenza A(H7N9) in 2017. Health officials say the 34-year-old male patient from Tonghua City has...

In China, the Beijing Center for Disease Prevention and Control announced that since Jan. 2017, the city has seen 13 human H7N9 avian influenza cases to date, according to a City CDC news release (computer...