The Philippines Department of Health said recently that it has provided medical assistance to thousands of children who reported showing signs of adverse effect following the immunization of the dengue...

The Philippines Department of Health (DOH) today launched the “Ligtas Tigdas,” a strategy to curb the spread of measles through the provision of free vaccination among infants and children 6-59 months. Vaccination...

The Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued a Japanese Encephalitis (JE) alert notice for the whole country after confirming Culex tritaeniorhynchus, the JE vector mosquito, in Busan on...

The Malaysia Ministry of Health reported Thursday (computer translated) of an additional human rabies death in Sarawak state. This is the second human rabies death reported in the state this year and...

According to a Taiwan Centers for Disease Control (CDC) news release (computer translated), the first confirmed case of Hantavirus hemorrhagic fever in China has been reported this year. The patient...

Taiwan health officials are warning the public to take precautions against scrub typhus this Qingming Festival, or Tomb Sweeping Festival.  To prevent chigger bites, the public is advised to wear...

In the observance of the Holy Week this year, the Philippines Department of Health posed this timely reminder to keep one’s self hydrated especially during, as what experts claim to be, the dry season,...

Two new confirmed cases of wild poliovirus type 1 (WPV1) has been reported this week, according to the Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI). One case occurred in Gaziabad district, Kunar province,...

While most of the world has seen a decline in HIV cases in recent years, the Philippines is one of the few countries on the planet reporting an increase in cases. Between 2010 and 2016, the number of...

The Malaysia Ministry of Health (MOH) recently reported (computer translated) the death of a 2 1/2 year old child from Miri, Sarawak  from suspected diphtheria. The child was never vaccinated as the...